Mount Amasa is an eco-cooperative village in the Yatir region belonging to the Tamar Regional Council and is 830 meters high, between the Yatir Forest and the Judean Desert and in the heart of a nature reserve with 30,000 acres of planted forest. The settlement was founded in 1983 as a kibbutz as a member of the Kibbutzim movement but later moved to the agricultural union and changed to the current structure of a cooperative village. The villagers are artists and creators, academics, professionals and farmers.