Ein Iron

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Ein Iron
Ein Iron is located in Israel
Ein Iron
Ein Iron
Coordinates: 32°28′56.63″N 35°0′33.48″E / 32.4823972°N 35.0093000°E / 32.4823972; 35.0093000Coordinates: 32°28′56.63″N 35°0′33.48″E / 32.4823972°N 35.0093000°E / 32.4823972; 35.0093000
District Haifa
Council Menashe
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1934
Founded by Second Aliyah immigrants
Population (2014)[1] 536

Ein Iron (Hebrew: עֵין עִירוֹן, lit. Spring of Iron) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located in the eastern Sharon plain to the north-east of Hadera, it falls under the jurisdiction of Menashe Regional Council. In 2014 it had a population of 536.

History[edit]

The village was established in 1934 by immigrants of the Second Aliyah, mainly Polish Jews, later joined by German Jews.[2] Its name is derived from the fact that it overlooks Nahal Iron.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 4 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Jewish National Fund (1949). Jewish Villages in Israel. Jerusalem: Hamadpis Liphshitz Press.