Almon, Mateh Binyamin
kibbutz_name = Almon
foundation = 1982
council = Mateh Binyamin
affiliation = Amana
Almon (Lang-he|עלמון), also known as Anatot ( _he. ענתות), is a communal
Israeli settlementin the West Bank. Located near Jerusalem, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Binyamin Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 808.
The village was established in 1982 by a number of secular families with the help of the Amana organisation, and was named Anatot after the
Levitecity of Anathothmentioned in the Book of Jeremiah1:1. It later adopted the name Almon after the nearby Arab village of 'Ilmit.
Almon is located on a hill near the ruins of the Hariton Temple and the Prat Stream, between
Jerusalem( Pisgat Ze'ev) and Ma'ale Adumim/ Kfar Adumim. It is close to the Palestinian villages 'Anataand Hizma.
Almon is connected to Jerusalem and Highway 1 via Road 437. Buses are the only form of public transport available, entering the village 4 times on a workday.
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