Arab al-Aramshe

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Arab al-Aramshe
עַרַבּ אל-עַרָמִשָׁה
عرب العرامشة
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • standard Arab al-Aramisha
 • official Aramisha, Aramsha
Arab al-Aramshe is located in Israel
Arab al-Aramshe
Arab al-Aramshe
Coordinates: 33°5′24.18″N 35°13′43.06″E / 33.0900500°N 35.2286278°E / 33.0900500; 35.2286278Coordinates: 33°5′24.18″N 35°13′43.06″E / 33.0900500°N 35.2286278°E / 33.0900500; 35.2286278
Council Mateh Asher
Region Upper Galilee (western)
Population (2011) 1,437[1]

Arab al-Aramshe (Arabic: عرب العرامشة‎, Hebrew: עַרַבּ אל-עַרָמִשָׁה), officially Aramisha (Hebrew: עַרָמִשָׁה, עראמשה), is a Bedouin village in Israel's Western Galilee, situated south of the Lebanese border, not far from the Mediterranean coast. The village belongs to the Mateh Asher Regional Council.

Aramshe, as it is popularly called, was founded as a permanent settlement for Bedouins living in the area. The predominant surnames among the population are: Majis, Maz'el, Suidan, and 'Ali. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, in 2011, the population stood at 1,437.[1]

Over the years, Aramshe residents have experienced attacks by Katyusha rockets launched from Southern Lebanon by the Hezbollah. During the 2006 Lebanon War, Fadiya Juma'a (age 60) and her daughters Samira (33) and Sultana (31) were killed by a Katyusha that fell in the garden of their home on August 5.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Locality File" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ Einav, Hagai (2006-08-05). "Bedouin Village Suffers Great Disaster". Ynetnews.