• Avnei Chefetz

    Religious communal settlement. Founded 1990 (by a group of Hesder yeshiva students in Karnei Shomron). Numbers about 200 national religious families. Located on the Tul Karem-Shechem highway (on the outskirts of Tul Karem, near the village of Shofeh). Mother cities – Kfar Saba and Netanya (most of the settlement’s residents work in or around these cities). The town is built on Administration of Abandoned Property lands, owned by the Land Redemption Fund.

    320 families

    Tel. 09-8987390
    Fax 09-8987389
    Mailing address: Avnei Chefetz, D.N. Lev HaShomron, 44861
    e-mail: avne2004@netvision.net.il

    Community activists
    Community rabbi: Rabbi David Levy
    Head of Secretariat: Tzvi Dardik
    Assembly member: Ehud Studenia
    Secretaries: Yaniv Peretz, Miri Gelber
    Military Security Coordinator: Shlomi Cohen
    Community Coordinator: Leah Sa’ad
    Spokesperson: Hila Winograd Bisko
    Youth Coordinator: Avichai Peretz
    Community Emergency Team Chairman: Guy Zimmerman
    Newsletter Editor: Meir Kalter


    The town has six synagogues.

    Educational Institutions

    School – One for grades 1 to 6
    Boarding school
    Six kindergartens

    Public buildings

    Community center – at the edge of the rural neighborhood, very active and well maintained. Medical clinic, post office, market, two playgrounds, bomb shelters, caravans for the Bnei Akiva youth movement.

    Shomron Towns Barkan Har Bracha Hinanit Itamar
    Avnei Chefetz Bruchin Elon Moreh Ganim Homesh
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