Arab al-Aramshe , officially Aramisha , is a Bedouin village in Israel's Western Galilee, situated south of the Lebanese border, not far from the Mediterranean coast. The village belongs to the Matte Asher Regional Council.
Aramshe, as it is popularly called, was founded as a permanent settlement for Bedouins living in the area. The predominant surnames among the population are: Majis, Maz'el, Suidan, and 'Ali. According to the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics, at the end of 2006, the population stood at 1,100.
Over the years, Aramshe residents have experienced attacks by Katyusha rockets launched from Southern Lebanon by the Hezbollah. During the 2006 Lebanon War, Fadiya Juma'a (age 60) and her daughters Samira (33) and Sultana (31) were killed by a Katyusha that fell in the garden of their home on August 5.
List of Arab localities in Israel
Matte Asher Regional Council