BAT ḤEFER (Heb. בת חפר; "Daughter of Ḥefer"), urban community located in the Ḥefer Plain in central Israel. The settlement is located near the border of Samaria, near Tūl Karm , and is part of the regional council of Emek Ḥefer. Its area is 0.4 sq. mi (1 sq. km.). The settlement was part of the "seven star" plan of ariel sharon to establish settlements near the border of Samaria. Building began in 1994 and the first settlers arrived in 1996. At the end of 2002 the population of Bat Ḥefer was 4,610. (Shaked Gilboa (2nd ed.)

Encyclopedia Judaica. 1971.

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