Gush Etzion Regional Council

Gush Etzion
גוש עציון
Regional council (from 1980)
Gush Etzion Municipality.jpg
RegionWest Bank
DistrictJudea and Samaria Area
 • Head of MunicipalityShlomo Ne'eman
 • Total21,200
WebsiteOfficial website

The Gush Etzion Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית גוש עציון, Mo'atza Azorit Gush Etzion) is a regional council in the northern Judean Hills, the northern part of the southern area of the West Bank, administering the settlements in the Gush Etzion region, as well as others nearby. The headquarters are located adjacent to Alon Shvut.

The current mayor of the Council is Shlomo Ne'eman, elected on 14 February 2017.

In August 2021, Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon was elected Chief Rabbi of the Gush Etzion Regional Council.[1]

List of settlements

This regional council provides various municipal services for the following Israeli settlements within its territory:

All of the settlements in the historic Gush Etzion area are on the Israeli side of the West Bank Barrier, except for Carmei Tzur. None of the settlements in the Judean Mountains area are, except for Kedar which is located far north of the others very close to Maale Adummim and is within the eastern Jerusalem section of the barrier.


  1. ^ "Gush Etzion Regional Council elects Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon as head rabbi". Arutz 7. 15 August 2021.

External links

  • Official website (in Hebrew)
  • English website

Coordinates: 31°39′N 35°7′E / 31.650°N 35.117°E / 31.650; 35.117

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