Basmat Tab'un

Basmat Tab'un
  • בּׂסְמַת טִבְעוֹן
  • بسمة طبعون
Hebrew transcription(s)
  ISO 259 Bosmat Tiv'on

Mosque of Basmat Tivon
Basmat Tab'un
Coordinates: 32°44′24.82″N 35°9′25.05″E / 32.7402278°N 35.1569583°E / 32.7402278; 35.1569583Coordinates: 32°44′24.82″N 35°9′25.05″E / 32.7402278°N 35.1569583°E / 32.7402278; 35.1569583
District Northern
  Type Local council (from 1965)
  Head of Municipality Muneir Zebidat [1]
Population (2015)[2]
  Total 7,507
Municipality of Basmat Tab'un

Basmat Tab'un (Arabic: بسمة طبعون; Hebrew: בּׂסְמַת טִבְעוֹן, Basmat Tivon) is a Bedouin town in the Northern District of Israel. In 2015 it had a population of 7,507.


Basmat Tab'un was declared a local council in 1965. In May 2011, the Israeli government approved a four-year plan with a budget of NIS 350 million for developing Bedouin communities in the North, among them Basmat Tab'un.[3]

The Ein Bustan (Maayan Babustan) Waldorf school in Hilf, Basmat Tab'un, is noteworthy for its multi-lingual, multi-cultural, multi-religious curriculum. The Arab students are from the surrounding villages and the Jewish students are from nearby Kiryat Tiv'on.[4][5]

Notable residents

Ruan Zubidate is Israel's top female Arab tennis player. She represents Israel at tennis matches around the world.[6]

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