Geva Carmel

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Geva Carmel
Geva Carmel is located in Israel
Geva Carmel
Geva Carmel
Coordinates: 32°39′43.19″N 34°57′16.2″E / 32.6619972°N 34.954500°E / 32.6619972; 34.954500Coordinates: 32°39′43.19″N 34°57′16.2″E / 32.6619972°N 34.954500°E / 32.6619972; 34.954500
Council Hof HaCarmel
Region Carmel
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1949
Founded by Tunisian and Turkish immigrants

Geva Carmel (Hebrew: גֶּבַע כַּרְמֶל, lit. Carmel Hill) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located near Atlit, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof HaCarmel Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 851.

The moshav was established in 1949 by immigrants from Tunisia and Turkey, including Moshe Sardines, who later served as a member of the Knesset for Mapai.

Built east of the village of al-Sarafand, it was named and built on the land the depopulated Palestinian village of Jaba', about 1 km northwest of the village site.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Khalidi, 1992, p. 166, 188
  2. ^ Morris, 2004, p. xxii, settlement #120

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