Kibbutz dining room
Beit HaEmek (Hebrew: בֵּית הָעֵמֶק, lit. House of the Valley) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the western Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Asher Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 552.
Kibbutz Beit HaEmek was established in 1949. Its name is derived from that of the nearby village of Amqa and the Biblical city of Beth-emek "included in Asher tribal allotment" mentioned in the Book of Joshua 19:27, which was located 5 kilometres north-east of the kibbutz. The kibbutz was built on the land of the depopulated Palestinian village of Kuwaykat.
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