The Druze Community in Israel numbers approximately 133,000 persons living principally in 22 villages in the Mount Carmel area, in Galilee (on the Golan Heights there are 4 villages which came under Israeli jurisdiction after the 6 Day War).
There are 3 Druze Courts in the State of Israel:
1. The Druze Court in Acre - founded in 1963
2. The Druze Court in Masadeh - the Golan Heights - founded in 1972
3. The Druze Court of Appeal in Acre - founded in 1963