Elishama

Elishama

Elishama, in the Bible. 1 Chief Ephraimite. 2, 3 Sons of David. One is called Elishua twice. 4 Grandfather of Ishmael 6. 5 Scribe. 6 Priest under Jehoshaphat.
Elishama is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain near Hod HaSharon and Kfar Saba, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 938.

The moshav was founded in 1950 by immigrants from Tripoli in Libya, and it was named after Elishama Ben Ammihud, a leader of the Tribe of Ephraim.

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