Beit Ha’arava

Synonyms:
Beth arabah, Beth-arabah, בֵית הָעֲרָבָה
Beit Ha'arava (Wikipedia)
Beit HaArava

בֵּית הָעֲרָבָה
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Beit HaArava is located in the Central West Bank
Beit HaArava
Beit HaArava
Coordinates: 31°48′29.51″N 35°28′32.87″E / 31.8081972°N 35.4757972°E / 31.8081972; 35.4757972Coordinates: 31°48′29.51″N 35°28′32.87″E / 31.8081972°N 35.4757972°E / 31.8081972; 35.4757972
DistrictJudea and Samaria Area
CouncilMegilot
RegionWest Bank
Founded1939 (original)
1980 (re-establishment)
Founded byYouth Aliyah members
Population
 (2017)
222
Name meaningHouse of the Arava

Beit HaArava (Hebrew: בֵּית הָעֲרָבָה, lit. House of the Arava) is an Israeli settlement and kibbutz in the West Bank. Located near the Dead Sea and Jericho at the eponymous Beit HaArava Junction, the intersection of Highway 1 and Highway 90, it falls under the jurisdiction of Megilot Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 222.

The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.

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