Yiftah

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This article is about the Israeli kibbutz. For the biblical judge, see Jephthah.
Yiftah
Yiftah houses.jpg
Yiftah is located in Israel
Yiftah
Yiftah
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
District Northern
Council Upper Galilee
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 18 August 1948
Founded by Demobbed Palmach soldiers
Population (2015) 505[1]
Website yiftah.kibbutz.org.il
Yiftah

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 2015 it had a population of 505.

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The kibbutz 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.[citation needed]

Yiftah is located near Jahula,[2] but on the land belonging to the depopulated Palestinian village of Qadas.[3]

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