Dvora, Israel

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Dvora is located in Israel
Coordinates: 32°33′11.51″N 35°15′49.32″E / 32.5531972°N 35.2637000°E / 32.5531972; 35.2637000Coordinates: 32°33′11.51″N 35°15′49.32″E / 32.5531972°N 35.2637000°E / 32.5531972; 35.2637000
District Northern
Council Gilboa
Founded by Immigrants from Marrakesh, Morocco
Population (2015)[1] 227
Name meaning Named after Deborah

Devorah (Hebrew: דְּבוֹרָה‎) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located in the Ta'anakh region, near Afula, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gilboa Regional Council.


The village was founded in 1956 by immigrants from Morocco as part of a program to populate the Ta'anakh region. The name "Dvora" was inspired by the prophet Devorah (Deborah) (Judges 4:4), who defeated Sisera in the Book of Judges.


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