Ein Tamar

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Ein Tamar
עֵין תָּמָר
Entrance to Ein Tamar
Entrance to Ein Tamar
Ein Tamar is located in Israel
Ein Tamar
Ein Tamar
Coordinates: 30°56′31.2″N 35°22′18.83″E / 30.942000°N 35.3718972°E / 30.942000; 35.3718972Coordinates: 30°56′31.2″N 35°22′18.83″E / 30.942000°N 35.3718972°E / 30.942000; 35.3718972
District Southern
Council Tamar
Affiliation Agricultural Union
Founded 1982
Population (2015)[1] 190
Name meaning Date Spring
A neighbourhood in Ein Tamar

Ein Tamar (Hebrew: עֵין תָּמָר‎, lit. Date Spring) is a moshav in the northern Arabah valley in Israel. Located south of the Dead Sea, it falls under the jurisdiction of Tamar Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 190.

History[edit]

The moshav was established in August 1982 by 24 families.

The historical, biblical (Ezekiel 47:19) village of Tamar is probably located in the Hatzeva Fortress near Ir Ovot.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 

External links[edit]

  • Ein Tamar Center for the Development of the Negev and Galilee