Mishmar HaShiv'a

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Mishmar HaShiva
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Mishmar HaShiva is located in Israel
Mishmar HaShiva
Mishmar HaShiva
Coordinates: 32°0′34.2″N 34°49′24.95″E / 32.009500°N 34.8235972°E / 32.009500; 34.8235972Coordinates: 32°0′34.2″N 34°49′24.95″E / 32.009500°N 34.8235972°E / 32.009500; 34.8235972
District Central
Council Lod Valley
Founded 1949
Founded by Demobilised soldiers
Population (2014)[1] 970
A memorial to the seven guards.

Mishmar HaShiv'a (Hebrew: מִשְׁמַר הַשִּׁבְעָה, lit. Guard of the Seven; Arabic: مشمار هشفعاه‎‎) is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Beit Dagan, it falls under the jurisdiction of Lod Valley Regional Council. In 2014 it had a population of 970.


The village was founded in 1949 by demobilised soldiers and was named in memory of the seven Notrim who were killed near Yazur on 22 January 1948.


  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 4 September 2016.