Dishon

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Dishon

דִּישׁוֹן
Skyline of Dishon
Dishon is located in Northeast Israel
Dishon
Dishon
Coordinates: 33°4′53.66″N 35°31′0.69″E / 33.0815722°N 35.5168583°E / 33.0815722; 35.5168583Coordinates: 33°4′53.66″N 35°31′0.69″E / 33.0815722°N 35.5168583°E / 33.0815722; 35.5168583
DistrictNorthern
CouncilMevo'ot HaHermon
AffiliationHaOved HaTzioni
Founded1953
Founded byLibyan immigrants
Population
 (2017)[1]
355

Dishon (Hebrew: דִּישׁוֹן) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located on the border with Lebanon between the towns of Kiryat Shmona and Safed, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 355.[1]

History[edit]

Dishon was established in 1953 by Jewish immigrants from Libya, on land belonging to the depopulated Palestinian village of Dayshum. Dishon was the son of Anah of Zibeon and the brother of Aholibamah, one of Esau's wives.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Localities File" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2017. Retrieved 22 April 2019.