Ramat Raziel

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Ramat Raziel
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Ramat Raziel is located in Jerusalem, Israel
Ramat Raziel
Ramat Raziel
Coordinates: 31°46′25.68″N 35°4′22.43″E / 31.7738000°N 35.0728972°E / 31.7738000; 35.0728972Coordinates: 31°46′25.68″N 35°4′22.43″E / 31.7738000°N 35.0728972°E / 31.7738000; 35.0728972
District Jerusalem
Council Mateh Yehuda
Affiliation Mishkei Herut Beitar
Founded 1948
Population (2015)[1] 649

Ramat Raziel (Hebrew: רָמַת רָזִיאֵל‎, lit. Raziel Heights) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the centre of the Jerusalem corridor, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 649.

History[edit]

The village was established in 1948, and was named after David Raziel, a commander of the Irgun.[citation needed]

It is located on land belonging to the depopulated Palestinian village of Kasla, Jerusalem.[2]

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