Kfar Yehoshua

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Kfar Yehoshua
כְּפַר יְהוֹשֻׁעַ
Kfar Yehoshua railway station in 2006.
Kfar Yehoshua railway station in 2006.
Kfar Yehoshua is located in Israel
Kfar Yehoshua
Kfar Yehoshua
Coordinates: 32°41′0.95″N 35°9′14.04″E / 32.6835972°N 35.1539000°E / 32.6835972; 35.1539000Coordinates: 32°41′0.95″N 35°9′14.04″E / 32.6835972°N 35.1539000°E / 32.6835972; 35.1539000
Council Jezreel Valley
Region Galilee
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1927
Name meaning Joshua Village

Kfar Yehoshua (Hebrew: כְּפַר יְהוֹשֻׁעַ, lit. Joshua Village) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located between Carmel City and Nazareth, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 732.

The moshav was founded in 1927[1] and was named after Yehoshua Hankin, was responsible for most of the major land purchases of the World Zionist Organization in Ottoman Palestine. It had a railway station on the Jezreel Valley railway which ceased operating midway through the 20th century.

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  1. ^ Levy, Eyal (3 February 2012). בכפר יהושע המומים מההתאבדות של כוכב הריאליטי [Kfar Yehoshua residents stunned by suicide of reality star]. Nrg Maariv (in Hebrew). Retrieved 5 February 2012. כפר יהושע הוקם ב-1927 ונמצא בעמק יזרעאל, שני קילומטרים דרומית לרמת ישי.