Modi'in Illit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: "Located in the foothills of the Judean Mountains 286 meters (938 feet) above sea level, Modi'in Illit has mild winters and hot, dry summers with temperatures averaging 30 °C (86 °F) during the day. Modi'in Illit's immediate neighbors are moshav Matityahu and Hashmonaim.
Kiryat Sefer, the largest neighborhood, was established in 1994. In keeping with its name, 'Book Town', each of Kiryat Sefer's streets is named after a landmark sefer (book) written by Gedolei Yisrael. These include: Chofetz Chaim, Noda BiYehuda, Meshech Chochma, Avnei Nezer and Sdei Chemed. The second-largest"