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Encyclopedia > Giv'at Ze'ev

Giv'at Ze'ev (גבעת זאב) is an Israeli settlement in the Samaria region of the West Bank, just to the north of Jerusalem. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), at the end of 2003 the city had a total population of 10,700. An Israeli settlement refers to a housing development for Israeli Jewish settlers in areas which came under the control of Israel as a result of the 1967 Six-Day War beyond the boundaries defined by the 1949 Armistice Agreements. ... Samaria, Sumaria or Shomron (Hebrew שֹׁמְרוֹן, Standard Hebrew Å omÉ™ron, Tiberian Hebrew ŠōmÉ™rôn, Arabic سامريّون SāmariyyÅ«n (but commonly called in Arabic جبال نابلس Jibal Nablus), in the New Testament Greek Σαμαρεία) is a term used for the mountainous northern part of the area on the west bank of the Jordan River. ... Jerusalem (31°46′ N 35°14′ E; Hebrew: יְרוּשָׁלַיִם Yerushalayim; Arabic: القدس al-Quds; see also names of Jerusalem) is an ancient Middle Eastern city of key importance to the religions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. ... Israel Central Bureau of Statistics is a state organization for the creation and maintenance of numeric data related to populations vis a vis the ethnic makeup of Israel and its cities. ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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bitterlemons.org - Settlements revisited (2989 words)
Givat Zeev has a new neighborhood under construction that will create 654 housing units.
In Givat Zeev, the settlers in 2002 numbered 11,000; today they are 12,500.
In Givat Zeev, the land was confiscated in 1979 and in Modiin, it was confiscated in 1990.
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