Tapuach

Tapuach (Wikipedia)

Kfar Tapuach

כפר תפוח
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Official logo of Kfar Tapuach
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Kfar Tapuach is located in the Northern West Bank
Kfar Tapuach
Kfar Tapuach
Coordinates: 32°7′5″N 35°15′0″E / 32.11806°N 35.25000°E / 32.11806; 35.25000Coordinates: 32°7′5″N 35°15′0″E / 32.11806°N 35.25000°E / 32.11806; 35.25000
DistrictJudea and Samaria Area
CouncilShomron
RegionWest Bank
AffiliationHapoel HaMizrachi
Founded1978
Founded byThe Jewish Agency
Population
 (2017)
1,166
Name meaningApple Village

Kfar Tapuach (Hebrew: כְּפַר תַּפּוּחַ, lit., Apple-village), is an Orthodox Jewish Israeli settlement in the West Bank, founded in 1978. It sits astride Tapuach Junction, one of the major traffic junctions in the West Bank. The executive director of the village council is Yisrael Blunder and the chief rabbi is Shimon Rosenzwieg. In 2017, it had a population of 1,166.

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

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