Arsuf, Hof HaSharon

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Arsuf
אַרְסוּף
Arsuf Aerial View.jpg
Arsuf is located in Israel
Arsuf
Arsuf
Coordinates: 32°13′39.36″N 34°51′52.56″E / 32.2276000°N 34.8646000°E / 32.2276000; 34.8646000Coordinates: 32°13′39.36″N 34°51′52.56″E / 32.2276000°N 34.8646000°E / 32.2276000; 34.8646000
District Central
Council Hof HaSharon
Founded 1995
Population (2015)[1] 154

Arsuf (Hebrew: אַרְסוּף‎) is a village in central Israel. Located on the Mediterranean coast near Herzliya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof HaSharon Regional Council. It was established in 1995, named after the medieval fortress city of Arsuf located nearby. In 2015 its population was 154.[1]

Arsuf is an "exclusive cliff-top community"; notable residents include Israeli business magnates Idan Ofer (until 2013), Beny Steinmetz (part-time),[2] and Bebo Kobo and his wife Miri Bohadana.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Harriet Sherwood, Beny Steinmetz: Israeli diamond dealer who likes to keep a low profile, The Guardian, 30 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Bebo Kobo buys home near Herzliya for NIS 16m". Globes English. Retrieved 2016-10-05. 

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