Nurit

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Nurit (Hebrew: נורית‎‎) was a moshav on Gilboa Mountain in northern Israel. It belongs to the Gilboa Regional Council.

The moshav was founded in 1950 by immigrants to Israel from Yemen. It is named after the nearby Arab village Nuris, which lies in the adjacent valley. The Arab village was captured on May 29, 1948, during the Israeli War of Independence.

The residents of the moshav abandoned it after nine years, except for one woman who continued to live there until the early 1970s.

In 1962 the place became a Gadna army base, and it remains so today (as of 2006).[citation needed]

Coordinates: 32°32′30.37″N 35°21′22.1″E / 32.5417694°N 35.356139°E / 32.5417694; 35.356139