Ezer

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Ezer
עֵזֶר
Ezer is located in Israel
Ezer
Ezer
Coordinates: 31°44′12.11″N 34°40′14.87″E / 31.7366972°N 34.6707972°E / 31.7366972; 34.6707972Coordinates: 31°44′12.11″N 34°40′14.87″E / 31.7366972°N 34.6707972°E / 31.7366972; 34.6707972
District Southern
Council Be'er Tuvia
Founded 1966
Population (2015)[1] 837

Ezer (Hebrew: עֵזֶר‎) is a community settlement in central Israel. Located between Ashdod and Ashkelon near the Mediterranean coast, it falls under the jurisdiction of Be'er Tuvia Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 837.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1966 as a village centre for the surrounding moshavim. In 1990 it expanded and became a community settlement. Ezer houses religious facilities such as a mikvah and a synagogue.

References[edit]

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