Eshtaol

Eshtaol (Wikipedia)
Eshtaol

  • אֶשְׁתָּאוֹל
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Eshtaol is located in Jerusalem, Israel
Eshtaol
Eshtaol
Eshtaol is located in Israel
Eshtaol
Eshtaol
Coordinates: 31°46′51.95″N 35°0′36.36″E / 31.7810972°N 35.0101000°E / 31.7810972; 35.0101000Coordinates: 31°46′51.95″N 35°0′36.36″E / 31.7810972°N 35.0101000°E / 31.7810972; 35.0101000
District Jerusalem
Founded8000 BCE (Earliest settlement)
1200 BCE (Israelite settlement)
1600s or earlier (Arab village)
1949 (Israeli moshav)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total1,267
Websitewww.eshtaol.org.il

Eshtaol (Hebrew: אֶשְׁתָּאוֹל) was a biblical location mentioned in the books of Joshua and Judges and in the first book of Chronicles, and is now a moshav in central Israel. Located 6 km. north of Beit Shemesh, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Yehuda Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 1,267.

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