Shavei Tzion

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This article is about the moshav. For the Jewish return to the Land of Israel, see The Return to Zion.
Shavei Tzion
שָׁבֵי צִיּוֹן
Building the stockade in 1938.
Building the stockade in 1938.
Shavei Tzion is located in Israel
Shavei Tzion
Shavei Tzion
Coordinates: 32°58′46.55″N 35°4′55.92″E / 32.9795972°N 35.0822000°E / 32.9795972; 35.0822000Coordinates: 32°58′46.55″N 35°4′55.92″E / 32.9795972°N 35.0822000°E / 32.9795972; 35.0822000
Council Mateh Asher
Region Galilee
Affiliation Agricultural Union
Founded 13 April 1938
Founded by German immigrants
Name meaning Returnees to Zion

Shavei Tzion (Hebrew: שָׁבֵי צִיּוֹן, lit. Returnees to Zion) is a moshav shitufi in northern Israel. Located between Acre and Nahariya and covering 2,000 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Asher Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 654.

The village was established on 13 April 1938 as part of the tower and stockade settlement scheme. Its founders, immigrants from Rexingen in Germany, had arrived during the Fifth Aliyah.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Mann, Nadav (2008-07-25). "The Yishuv history: Shavei Tzion's 70th anniversary". Ynet. Retrieved 2008-07-25.  (Hebrew)
  2. ^ "Stuttgarter Stadtporträt/Städtepartnerschaften/Internationale Partnerschaften/Besonders freundschaftliche Beziehungen". © Landeshauptstadt Stuttgart, Abteilung Außenbeziehungen (Official website of Stuttgart) (in German).