Modiin Ilit
in Jerusalem, Israel

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.932 and 35.044 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 55' 55" and E 35° 2' 38"
Currency and Currency Code:
Shekel - ILS
Spoken languages:
Hebrew, Arabic, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:39 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Jerusalem
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:28 am and 6:37 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Israel in Western Asia

Safety Score: 2,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Israel.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Israel. Last Update: 2019-09-19 07:22:38

Delve into Modiin Ilit

Modiin Ilit in Jerusalem with it's 64,179 habitants is a town located in Israel about 15 mi (or 24 km) north-west of Jerusalem, the country's capital town.

Time in Modiin Ilit is now 08:39 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Jerusalem with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 11 airports closer to Modiin Ilit, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Israel is Ben Gurion International Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir in Palestinian territory at a distance of 16 mi (or 25 km). The closest in Israel is White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement in a distance of 18 mi (or 25 km), South. We saw 10 points of interest near this location.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ramla, Jerusalem, Karney Shomron, Tel Aviv and Jericho. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 42%
Air Pressure 1013.2 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 5% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

30°C (87 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 24th of September 2019

29°C (84 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 25th of September 2019

29°C (84 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Chizuk Aseifa in Kiryat Sefer Erev Yom Kippur 5774

Published: September 12, 2013
Length: 25:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: YWN


Lag Ba'Omer 5773 by Kiryat Sefer

Published: April 28, 2013
Length: 02:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: YWN


Kid's Rooms

Published: November 03, 2013
Length: 50:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rehitei Illit

We have Children's furniture from many different suppliers and in many different kinds of colors and materials to suit your every need.


Israeli 'shooting video' causes outrage - 20 Jun 08

Published: July 21, 2008
Length: 19:51 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Sadi Fadda

The crime which took place two weeks ago, and Israeli Occupation Forces let soldier go until it was seen on the TV. Only those soldiers committing "recorded" crimes get arrested, only question...


Introduction: The Five Calamities of Tisha B'Av - HaRav Zev Leff - Kinnos Tisha B'Av 5773 [HD]

Published: July 16, 2013
Length: 33:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: YWN

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YOM HASHOAH: Yitzchak Winkler

Published: April 28, 2014
Length: 51:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Migdal HaTorah

Following the Siren/Moment of Silence of Yom Hashoah, the Rosh Yeshiva briefly discusses the practice and then we are joined in the Bet Midrash by Yitzchak Winkler who relates the story of...


Part III - The Sin of Immorality - HaRav Zev Leff - Kinnos Tisha B'Av 5773 [HD]

Published: July 16, 2013
Length: 26:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: YWN

Every year, hundreds of people gather at Ohel Wosk on Moshav Matityahu to hear HaRav Zev Leff, Rosh HaYeshiva Gedolah Matisyahu and Morah D'Asra of the Moshav, expound on various aspects ...


Part II - The Sin of Avodah Zarah - HaRav Zev Leff - Kinnos Tisha B'Av 5773 [HD]

Published: July 16, 2013
Length: 11:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: YWN

Every year, hundreds of people gather at Ohel Wosk on Moshav Matityahu to hear HaRav Zev Leff, Rosh HaYeshiva Gedolah Matisyahu and Morah D'Asra of the Moshav, expound on various aspects ...


שאול אריאלי. הקדמה לסיור עוטף ירושלים

Published: April 04, 2011
Length: 51:12 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: יוזמת ז'נבה - הערוץ הרשמי


North Buchman - Hashvatim House For Sale

Published: February 06, 2012
Length: 51:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ModiinRealEstate

Beautiful 6 room house located in North Buchman -- Hashvatim close to South Buchman. This house is lovingly maintained and is in turn- key condition. It has 5 bedrooms including a master en...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Ajalon

Ajalon (also spelled Aijalon or Ayalon) was a place in the lowland of Shephelah in the ancient Land of Israel, identified today as Yalo at the foot of the Bethoron pass, a Palestinian Arab village located 13 kilometres southeast of Ramla in the West Bank. Its name is Hebrew for "place of gazelles". The place may have been the site of several battles between invaders and the natives.

Located at 31.8675, 34.9594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hebrew Bible places, Hebrew Bible valleys

Qibya massacre

The Qibya massacre, also known as the Qibya incident, occurred in October 1953 when Israeli troops under Ariel Sharon attacked the village of Qibya in the West Bank. Sixty-nine Palestinian Arabs, two thirds of them women and children, were killed. Forty-five houses, a school, and a mosque were destroyed. The attack followed cross-border raids from the Jordanian occupied West Bank in which Israeli civilians were killed. The act was condemned by the U.S.

Located at 31.9774, 35.0097 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Conflicts in 1953, Mass murder in 1953, Retribution operations, Operations involving Israeli special forces, 1953 in Israel, Massacres committed by Israel, Ariel Sharon, Massacres in the Palestinian territories

Battle of Emmaus

The Battle of Emmaus took place in 166 BC between the Hasmonean forces of Judea, led by Judas Maccabeus, also spelled Machabeus, or Maccabaeus, known to history as Judas the Hammer, and the third expedition of Greek forces given by Antiochus IV Epiphanes to Lysias. The generals for the expedition were Gorgias, Ptolemy the son of Dorymenes and Nicanor.

Located at 31.8393, 34.9895 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
166 BC, Battles of the Maccabean revolt, Wars of ancient Israel

Canada Park

Canada Park (also Ayalon Park) is a national park stretching over 7,000 dunams, mostly in the West Bank, with a portion in the region that was a no man's land before 1967 and incorporated into Israel in 1967. It is maintained by the Jewish National Fund of Canada. Canada Park is located west of Jerusalem, to the north of Highway 1, between the Latrun intersection and Sha'ar HaGai. The park attracts some 300,000 visitors annually.

Located at 31.8386, 34.9978 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1973 establishments, Jewish National Fund forests and parks, National parks of Israel

Highway 1 (Israel)

Highway 1, is the main highway connecting Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in Israel.

Located at 31.8106, 35.0458 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Limited-access roads in Israel, Roads in Israel, Limited-access roads in Israel

Route 443 (Israel)

Route 443 is also known as Ma'ale Beit Horon, following the ancient east-west trade route connecting the Via Maris and the Way of the Patriarchs. It is the main highway connecting Tel Aviv and Gush Dan with Jerusalem via Modi'in.

Located at 31.8983, 35.0381 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Limited-access roads in Israel, Roads in Israel, Roads in Israeli-occupied territories

Harasha

Harasha, or Haresha, is a Jewish village and Israeli outpost in the Binyamin region of the northern section of the West Bank, located in the Dolev region near Talmon. At 770 metres, the view from the village reaches Hadera in the northwest, Ashkelon in the southwest, and Jerusalem in the east. Harasha was established on 14 January 1999 by two students from Mercaz haRav with assistance from the Amana settlement organization.

Located at 31.9445, 35.1493 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places established in 1999, Unauthorized Israeli settlements, Mateh Binyamin Regional Council

Yeshivat Sha'alvim

Yeshivat Sha'alvim is a hesder yeshiva located near Kibbutz Sha'alvim.

Located at 31.8675, 34.9894 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Yeshivot hesder, Educational institutions established in 1961

Nili, Mateh Binyamin

Nili is an Israeli settlement in the West Bank located east of Modi'in, a few hundred meters from the Palestinian village of Deir Qaddis, 3.8 kilometers east of the Green line. The mainly secular Jewish community with a population of 846 (2009) was established in 1981. It falls under the jurisdiction of the Mateh Binyamin Regional Council. The international community considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law, but the Israeli government disputes this.

Located at 31.9637, 35.0475 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Israeli settlements, Populated places established in 1981, Mateh Binyamin Regional Council

Matityahu, Mateh Binyamin

Matityahu is a moshav and Israeli settlement in the West Bank, located approximately midway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, near the city of Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut. Matityahu was initially founded in 1981 by a group of English-speaking immigrants from the United States and elsewhere, and it is now home to a community of observant Jewish families. Matityahu vineyards sell grapes to Israeli winemakers.

Located at 31.9297, 35.0344 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious Israeli settlements, Moshavim, Mateh Binyamin Regional Council

Maarava Machon Rubin

Maarava Machon Rubin is an Orthodox yeshiva high school located in the town of Matityahu, near by Modi'in, midway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in Israel. The yeshiva was founded and is headed by Rabbi Baruch Chait who is originally from the United States.

Located at 31.9306, 35.0269 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Orthodox yeshivas in Israel

Bareket observatory

The Bareket Observatory (IAU code B35 ; 35.0317°N Parallax sinφ 0.84991 cosφ +0.52524) is an astronomical educational observatory owned and operated by the Bareket family. It is located east of the city of Maccabim, near Modiin. Also serves as the official International Dark-Sky Association representative of the region.

Located at 31.8882, 35.0317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Astronomical observatories in Israel, Modi'in

Gimzo

Gimzo is a religious moshav in central Israel. Located between Lod and Modi'in, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006, it had a population of 812.

Located at 31.9254, 34.9418 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1950, Religious Israeli communities

Paatei Modi'in Railway Station

Paatei Modi'in Railway Station is the next-to-last station on the Nahariya-Modi'in Israel Railways line, serving the residents of Modi'in. It was opened in September 2007. It served as the final stop on the line until April 2008, when service was inaugurated to the Modi'in Central Station.

Located at 31.8936, 34.9608 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Israel, Railway stations opened in 2007, Modi'in

Modi'in Central Railway Station

Modi'in Central Railway Station is an Israel Railways passenger terminal and one of two stations serving the residents of Modi'in (the other being Paatei Modi'in). It is the terminus of the Nahariya-Modi'in line, with service to the airport, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Akko as well. A connection to Jerusalem is currently under construction, with service expected by 2016. The station opened on April 1, 2008.

Located at 31.9008, 35.0058 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Israel, Railway stations opened in 2008, Modi'in

Mini Israel

Mini Israel is a miniature park located near Latrun, Israel in the Ayalon Valley. Opened in November 2002, the site contains miniature replicas of hundreds of buildings and landmarks in Israel. The tourist attraction consists of about 350 miniature models, most of which are on a scale of 1:25.

Located at 31.8425, 34.9673 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Museums in Israel, Miniature parks, 2002 establishments in Israel, Museums established in 2002

Neot Kedumim

Neot Kedumim, the Biblical Landscape Reserve in Israel (lit. Places of Beauty of Ancient Times) is a Biblical garden and nature preserve located near Modi'in, mid-way between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel which attempts to re-create the physical setting of the Bible. The park covers an area of about 2,500 dunams . The idea of planting such a garden dates back to 1925. In 1964, land was allocated for the project with the help of Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion.

Located at 31.9502, 34.976 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Israel Prize recipients that are organizations, Israel Prize for special contribution to society and the State recipients, Parks in Israel, Central District (Israel)

Kfar Bin Nun

Kfar Bin Nun is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Ayalon Valley, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 473. The moshav was founded in 1952 by the Agricultural Union near the depopulated Arab village of al-Qubayba. It was initially named Mishmar Ayalon Bet as it was located at the road junction to the existing Mishmar Ayalon, which had been established two years before.

Located at 31.8614, 34.9532 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Moshavim, Agricultural Union, Populated places established in 1952

Nof Ayalon

Nof Ayalon is a communal settlement in central Israel. Located in the Ayalon Valley near Sha'alvim, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2007 it had a population of 2,500. The village was established in 1994 by the administration of Yeshivat Sha'alvim.

Located at 31.871, 34.9912 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Community settlements in Israel, Populated places established in 1994

Ben Shemen Youth Village

Ben Shemen Youth Village is a youth village and agricultural boarding school in central Israel. Located near Ben Shemen and Ginaton, it falls under the jurisdiction of Judaism Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006, it had a population of 627.

Located at 31.959, 34.9278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Youth villages in Israel, Populated places established in 1927, Jewish villages in the Mandate for Palestine

Beit Nehemia

Beit Nehemia is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Shoham, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 730. The village was established in 1950 on the land of the destroyed Arab villages of Beit Nabala by Jewish immigrants from Persia, and was named after Nehemia, a rich man which donated money for Beit Nehemia's foundation. The moshav is called after the Biblical prophet Nehemiah, who left Persia for Israel - as the modern founders.

Located at 31.9771, 34.9547 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1950

Kfar Ruth

Kfar Ruth is a moshav in Israel, located just west of the Green Line near Modi'in. It falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Modi'in Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 230. The moshav was established in 1977. It is named after the ancient village of Kfar Ruta that appears on the Madaba Map in the area of the new settlement.

Located at 31.9099, 35.0355 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Moshavim, Populated places established in 1977

Battles of Latrun (1948)

The Battles of Latrun were a series of military engagements between the Israel Defense Forces and the Jordanian Arab Legion on the outskirts of Latrun between 25 May and 18 July 1948, during the 1948 Arab–Israeli War. Latrun takes its name from the monastery close to the junction of two major highways: Jerusalem to Jaffa/Tel Aviv and Gaza to Ramallah. During the British Mandate it became a Palestine Police base with a Tegart fort.

Located at 31.8384, 34.9808 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Conflicts in 1948, 1948 in Israel, Battles and operations of the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, History of Jerusalem, Battles involving Jordan

Yalo

Yalo was a Palestinian Arab village located 13 kilometres southeast of Ramla. Identified by Edward Robinson as the ancient Canaanite city of Aijalon, after the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, Jordan formally annexed Yalo along with the rest of the West Bank. Yalo's population increased dramatically owing to an influx of Palestinian refugees from neighbouring towns and villages depopulated during the 1948 war.

Located at 31.8405, 35.0226 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Arab villages depopulated after the 1948 Arab–Israeli War, Hebrew Bible cities

Ben Shemen Interchange

Ben Shemen Interchange is a major freeway interchange complex in central Israel, connecting Highway 1, Highway 6, Route 443 and Route 444, as well as several local roads. The interchange is located near moshav Ben Shemen and Ben Shemen Forest, hence its name. It is one of the largest and most complex interchanges in the country.

Located at 31.9592, 34.9378 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Junctions in Israel, Road interchanges in Israel, Hevel Modi'in Regional Council


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
מודיעין עילית