Kfar Aza

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Kfar Aza
Council Sha'ar HaNegev
Region Northern Negev
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded August 1951
Founded by North African Jews
Website www.kfar-aza.org.il

Kfar Aza (Hebrew: כְּפַר עַזַּה, lit. Gaza Village) is a kibbutz in southern Israel. Located between Netivot and Sderot around five kilometres east of Gaza, it falls under the jurisdiction of Sha'ar HaNegev Regional Council. In 2013 it had a population of 650.[1]

The village was established in August 1951 by immigrants from Egypt and the Moroccan city of Tangiers who had received training in Ein Harod, Ayelet HaShahar and later Afikim.

The kibbutz was temporarily abandoned in 1955, and in January 1957 members of the Mita'arim gar'in moved in.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Kfar Aza". kfar-aza.org.il. Retrieved 2014-07-13. 

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Coordinates: 31°29′1.31″N 34°32′2.39″E / 31.4836972°N 34.5339972°E / 31.4836972; 34.5339972