A middle-class settlement community located in the hills of Judea between Jerusalem and Hebron. Founded in 1980, it is the "urban center" of the Etzion Bloc of settlements. It is essentially a "bedroom community," with many of its 6,000 residents commuting daily to workplaces in Jerusalem and elsewhere inside the Green Line. Efrat is also considered to be one of the "consensus communities" that, according to most analysts, will ultimately be incorporated by Israel within the context of any final negotiated peace settlement with the Palestinians.
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