Sho'eva

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Sho'eva
Sho'eva is located in Jerusalem, Israel
Sho'eva
Sho'eva
Coordinates: 31°47′53.88″N 35°4′41.15″E / 31.7983000°N 35.0780972°E / 31.7983000; 35.0780972Coordinates: 31°47′53.88″N 35°4′41.15″E / 31.7983000°N 35.0780972°E / 31.7983000; 35.0780972
District Jerusalem
Council Mateh Yehuda
Affiliation Agricultural Union
Founded 1950
Founded by Yemenite Jews
Population (2015)[1] 580

Sho'eva (Hebrew: שׁוֹאֵבָה‎) is a moshav in central Israel. Located west of Jerusalem, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 580.

History[edit]

The moshav was established as a work village in 1950 by immigrants from Yemen on land that had belonged to the Arab village of Saris, which was destroyed in 1948. Although the village closed in 1952, it was re-established in 1959.

References[edit]

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