Yavne'el (Hebrew: יַבְנְאֵל) is a moshava and a local council in the North District of Israel. It is named after a village in the tribe Naphtali (Jos 19:33), which was probably located on the tel north of the moshava. Located south-west of Tiberias, it was declared a local council in 1951. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), it had a population of 2,900 in 2006, with a growth rate of 1.4%. The majority of the citizens of the council are Jewish. The local council includes Yavne'el, Beit Gan, Mishmar HaShlosha and Smadar.
The village was established by the Jewish Colonization Association
on lands bought by the Baron Rothschild
, by villagers from Horan
. In Yavne'el many organizations were established including the Israeli Farmers Union, the Galilee Squadron
and the Golani Brigade