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Etz Efraim
Hebrew עֵץ אֶפְרַיִם
Founded 1985
Founded by Shkhunot BeYosh members
Council Shomron
Region West Bank
District Judea and Samaria Area

Etz Efraim (Hebrew: עֵץ אֶפְרַיִם‎, lit. Stick of Ephraim) is an Israeli settlement and a village in the West Bank. Located between Ariel and Rosh HaAyin, it falls under the jurisdiction of Shomron Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 679.

The village was established in 1985 by members of the Shkhunot BeYosh (Neighbourhoods in Judea, Samaria and Gaza) movement. Its name is taken from the Book of Ezekiel 37:16;

'And thou, son of man, take thee one stick, and write upon it: For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions; then take another stick, and write upon it: For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and of all the house of Israel his companions;

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Coordinates: 32°7′8.03″N 35°2′47.75″E / 32.1188972°N 35.0465972°E / 32.1188972; 35.0465972cs:Ec Efrajim

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