Alonei Shilo

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Coordinates: 32°09′47″N 35°07′12″E / 32.163°N 35.120°E / 32.163; 35.120

Alonei Shilo

אלוני שילה
CountryIsrael
DistrictJudea and Samaria Area
CouncilShomrom
RegionWest Bank
Founded1999
Name meaningShilo Oaks

Alonei Shilo (Hebrew: אלוני שילה‎, lit. Shilo Oaks) is an Israeli settlement organized as part of a local council in the Samarian hills of the West Bank. Located near Karnei Shomron, and now part of the municipality called Karnei Shomron Local Council, the outpost was established in 1999. It was initially named Nof Kaneh (Hebrew: נוף קנה‎, lit. Kaneh View) after nearby Kaneh stream, but was later renamed after Shilo Levi, who was killed in the 1997 Israeli helicopter disaster. The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.[1]

References

  1. ^ "The Geneva Convention". BBC News. 10 December 2009. Retrieved 27 November 2010.

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