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 • official Alumma
Aluma is located in Ashkelon region of Israel
Coordinates: 31°39′4.67″N 34°44′37.31″E / 31.6512972°N 34.7436972°E / 31.6512972; 34.7436972Coordinates: 31°39′4.67″N 34°44′37.31″E / 31.6512972°N 34.7436972°E / 31.6512972; 34.7436972
Council Shafir
Founded 1965
Founded by Agudat Yisrael members
Population (2017)[1] 503

Aluma (Hebrew: אֲלֻמָּה‬ or אלומה‬, lit. Sheaf) is an Haredi community settlement in southern Israel. Located in the southern coastal plain around three kilometers north-west of Kiryat Gat, it falls under the jurisdiction of Shafir Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 503.[1]


The village was established in 1965 as a youth village named Hazon Yehezkel by a group called Mosadot Hinukh Ezuri (lit. Institute for Regional Education), made up of young members of Agudat Yisrael. It was built on lands which had formerly belonged to the depopulated Palestinian village of Hatta.[2] In 1996 the Ministry of Interior gave the village municipal council status and changed its name to Aluma.