Cities in Israel

"How goodly are your tents, O Jacob, your dwelling places, O Israel!"
(BaMidbar 24:5)


Maalot-Tarshiha, Маалот-Таршиха. Photo: (c)

Maalot-Tarshiha is a city in the Western Galilee.

Maalot was founded in 1957. Its first inhabitants were immigrants from Romania and Morocco.

Since 1963, Maalot has a common municipality with the Arab Muslim-Christian village of Tarshiha. Two parts of the city are divided by highway.

Near the city is the ancient fortress of the Crusaders Monfort.

There is a small industrial zone in the city. The majority of the population works in Haifa, Karmiel, Akko and Nahariya.

Tel. 04-9578802

The National Insurance Institute of Israel ("Bituah Leumi"):
Ben Gurion 45
Tel. *6050, 12226050

Israeli Employment Service ("Lishkat Taasuka"):
Ben Gurion 10
Tel. 04-9578100

Israel Ministry of Construction and Housing:
Tel. 04-6088245, 04-6088249, 04-6088250, 04-6088251

City streets and attractions near the city:

Monfort Lake

The distance
(in straight line):

to Jerusalem - 137 km
to Tel Aviv - 113 km
to Haifa - 33 km
to Beer Sheva - 200 km