Beit Herut

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Beit Herut
בֵּית חֵרוּת
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Beit Herut is located in Israel
Beit Herut
Beit Herut
Coordinates: 32°22′40″N 34°52′8″E / 32.37778°N 34.86889°E / 32.37778; 34.86889Coordinates: 32°22′40″N 34°52′8″E / 32.37778°N 34.86889°E / 32.37778; 34.86889
District Central
Council Hefer Valley
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1933
Founded by American immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 881

Beit Herut (Hebrew: בֵּית חֵרוּת‎, lit. House of Freedom) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain between Hadera and Netanya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hefer Valley Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 881.[1]

History[edit]

The moshav was founded in 1933 by immigrants from the United States, and was initially named Herut America Bet, as the moshav now known as Herut was named Herut America Alef at the time (there was also a Herut America Gimel, which is today called Hadar Am). The name was taken from the organisation which helped the residents immigrate to Mandate Palestine,

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Bet Herut at Wikimedia Commons