Azri'el

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Azri'el
עַזְרִיאֵל
Azri'el is located in Israel
Azri'el
Azri'el
Coordinates: 32°15′44.28″N 34°58′15.59″E / 32.2623000°N 34.9709972°E / 32.2623000; 34.9709972Coordinates: 32°15′44.28″N 34°58′15.59″E / 32.2623000°N 34.9709972°E / 32.2623000; 34.9709972
District Central
Council Lev HaSharon
Affiliation Hapoel HaMizrachi
Founded 1951
Population (2015)[1] 859

Azri'el (Hebrew: עַזְרִיאֵל‎) is a religious moshav in central Israel. Located near Tel Mond, it falls under the jurisdiction of Lev HaSharon Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 859.

History[edit]

The moshav was founded in 1951, settled by immigrants from Yemen. It is named after Azriel Hildesheimer, a founder of Modern Orthodox Judaism.

In 2006, the moshav completed its expansion plan, which included 35 new families, 20 of which already moved in by the summer of 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.