The Masu’ot Yitzchak Forest was named after Kibbutz Masu’ot Yitzchak, one of the four settlements that existed on the eve of Israel’s Independence. The members of the community fought endlessly to defend Jerusalem. The kibbutz was founded by the religious kibbutz movement in 1945 and was destroyed in the War of Independence. The bunker and house that survived remind us of the stories of the four settlements that existed in Gush Etzion during the War of Independence.
Old Masu’ot Yitzchak
Directions: Just before the entrance to Bat Ayin, turn right towards the Gush Etzion Springs. Before turning onto the road that leads to the springs, park your car and enjoy the picnic tables in Old Mesuot Yitzchak.
Garbage bins: ✅
Gush Etzion Tourism Office: 02-9933863
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