Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council
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The '''Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council''' is a regional council in the Upper Galilee, part of the North District of Israel, situated between the towns of Ma'alot-Tarshiha and Shlomi.
The council was established in 1963, although most of its settlements were founded in the 1950s. It was named for Yosef Weiz, Zionist pioneer of the Second Aliyah and director of the Jewish National Fund following the First World War.
The council runs along the Israel-Lebanon border. It is bounded on the west by the Mateh Asher Regional Council and Kafr Yasif, on the south by the Misgav Regional Council, and on the east by the Merom HaGalil Regional Council. Within its geographic area are several Druze and other Israeli-Arab villages.
List of settlements
The regional council provides municipal services for the populations within its territory, who live on moshavim and in communal settlements.