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Pedaya
Founded 1951
Founded by Iraqi immigrants
Council Gezer
Region Shephelah
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Coordinates 31°51′27″N 34°53′1.31″E / 31.8575°N 34.8836972°E / 31.8575; 34.8836972Coordinates: 31°51′27″N 34°53′1.31″E / 31.8575°N 34.8836972°E / 31.8575; 34.8836972
Pedaya is located in Israel
Pedaya

Pedaya (Hebrew: פְּדָיָה‎) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah near Mazkeret Batya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 586.

The moshav was founded in 1951 immigrants from Iraq. Its name is taken from 2 Kings 23:36;

Jehoiakim was twenty and five years old when he began to reign; and he reigned eleven years in Jerusalem; and his mother's name was Zebudah the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah.[1]

References

  1. ^ 2 Kings Chapter 23 Mechon Mamre

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