Kannot (Hebrew: כַּנּוֹת, eng. Seedlings) is an educational institution and youth village in central Israel. Located near Gedera, it falls under the jurisdiction of Be'er Tuvia Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 284.
It is named after an occasional word, just mentioned once: in the Bible in Psalm 80:16: (God, watch over) "the seedling your right hand has planted".
- Place Names in Israel. A Compendium of Place Names in Israel compiled from various sources. Translated from Hebrew, Jerusalem 1962 (Israel Prime Minister’s Office. The Israeli Program for Scientific Translations) p.211 (Location of the book: Ben Zvi Institute Library, 12 Abarbanel St., Jerusalem; in the online-catalogue: )
Bitan, Hanna: 1948-1998: Fifty Years of 'Hityashvut': Atlas of Names of Settlements in Israel, Jerusalem 1999, Carta, p.31, ISBN 965-220-423-4 (Hebrew)
- Official website (Hebrew)