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This article is about the Israeli kibbutz. For the biblical judge, see Jephthah.
Yiftah is located in Israel
Coordinates: 33°7′39.71″N 35°33′6.11″E / 33.1276972°N 35.5516972°E / 33.1276972; 35.5516972Coordinates: 33°7′39.71″N 35°33′6.11″E / 33.1276972°N 35.5516972°E / 33.1276972; 35.5516972
Council Upper Galilee
Region Galilee Panhandle
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 18 August 1948
Founded by Demobilized Palmach soldiers
Population (2011) 510
Website yiftah.kibbutz.org.il
windy area, trees grow aslope

Yiftah (Hebrew: יִפְתָּח, lit. He will open) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located near the Lebanese border and Kiryat Shmona, it falls under the jurisdiction of Upper Galilee Regional Council. In 2011 it had a population of 510.[1]

The village was established on 18 August 1948 by demobilised Palmach soldiers who were members of the Yiftach Brigade, after which the kibbutz is named. Metzudat Koach is located nearby.


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