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Beit Horon (Hebrew: בֵּית חוֹרוֹן) is a communal Israeli settlement in the West Bank. Bordering Route 443 between Modi'in and Jerusalem, the biblical pass of Beit Horon (Joshua 10:10), after which it is named, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Binyamin Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 1,274.
Beit Horon was established on 1 December 1977.
- 863 dunams were taken from Beit Ur al-Fauqa,
- 67 dunams were taken from At-Tira,
- 1036 dunams were taken from Beitunia, for Beit Horon and Giv'at Ze'ev.
Beit Horon is a joint Secular and Orthodox community. A religious elementary school located in Beit Horon serves local children as well as those from surrounding villages. There are also three nurseries and kindergarten, two synagogues, a kollel, a mikvah for women and men, and a library.
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- At Tira Village Profile, ARIJ, p. 16
- Beituniya Town Profile, ARIJ, pp. 17-18
- Beit Horon Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine Amana