Jewish Settlements in the West Bank
Esh Kodesh, West Bank. 11th January, 2016. AHARON KATSOF, resident and Speaker of Esh Kodesh, stands by a bus that served as a first home in the Esh Kodesh Israeli outpost in the West Bank near Shilo, under the jurisdiction of the Mateh Binyamin Regional Council. The settlement was established in 1999 and is now home to some 40 families who consider it an unauthorized community of Shilo in the process of becoming formally authorized.