Kiryat Ye'arim Youth Village

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Kiryat Ye'arim Youth Village
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Kiryat Ye'arim Youth Village is located in Jerusalem, Israel
Kiryat Ye'arim Youth Village
Kiryat Ye'arim Youth Village
Coordinates: 31°48′44.21″N 35°6′12.89″E / 31.8122806°N 35.1035806°E / 31.8122806; 35.1035806Coordinates: 31°48′44.21″N 35°6′12.89″E / 31.8122806°N 35.1035806°E / 31.8122806; 35.1035806
District Jerusalem
Council Mateh Yehuda
Founded 1952
Population (2015)[1] 265

Kiryat Ye'arim Youth Village (Hebrew: כפר הנוער קריית יערים‎‎, Kfar HaNoar Kiryat Ye'arim) is a youth village in central Israel. Located near Kiryat Ye'arim and to the north of Abu Ghosh, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 265.[1]

History[edit]

The village was established in 1952 with a donation from Swiss Jews. Yisrael Katz, later a government minister, ran the village between 1954 and 1959.

References[edit]

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