Glil Yam

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Glil Yam
גְּלִיל יָם
Glil Yam is located in Israel
Glil Yam
Glil Yam
Coordinates: 32°9′23.75″N 34°49′51.23″E / 32.1565972°N 34.8308972°E / 32.1565972; 34.8308972Coordinates: 32°9′23.75″N 34°49′51.23″E / 32.1565972°N 34.8308972°E / 32.1565972; 34.8308972
District Tel Aviv
Council Hof HaSharon
Region Sharon plain
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1943
Population (2011) 423[1]

Glil Yam (Hebrew: גְּלִיל יָם) is a kibbutz in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain between Ramat HaSharon and Herzliya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof HaSharon Regional Council. In 2011 it had a population of 423.[1]

The kibbutz was established in 1943 by a group which had formed in 1933. The land on which the village was founded had been bought from the Arab village of Ijlil by the Jewish National Fund. Its name is mentioned in the book of Samaritans, which was also preserved in the name of the Arab village.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b "Locality File" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 2011. Retrieved February 2, 2013. 

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