Yafit


Yafit

Infobox_Kibbutz
kibbutz_name = Yafit
foundation = 1980
founded_by = French Jews
region = Jordan Valley
council = Bik'at HaYarden
industry =
affiliation = Moshavim Movement
website =

Yafit ( _he. יפית, lit. "Beautiful") is a moshav shitufi and Israeli settlement in the West Bank. Located in the Jordan Valley near Alexandrium, it falls under the jurisdiction of Bik'at HaYarden Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 104.

The village was established in 1980 by immigrants from France, and was named after Yossi Yafa, an IDF commander. In 1992 the founders were joined by more immigrants from Russia.


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