Ganei Yohanan

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Ganei Yohanan
גַּנֵּי יוֹחָנָן
Ganei Yohanan is located in Israel
Ganei Yohanan
Ganei Yohanan
Coordinates: 31°51′30.59″N 34°50′18.6″E / 31.8584972°N 34.838500°E / 31.8584972; 34.838500Coordinates: 31°51′30.59″N 34°50′18.6″E / 31.8584972°N 34.838500°E / 31.8584972; 34.838500
District Central
Council Gezer
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1950
Founded by Romanian immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 618

Ganei Yohanan (Hebrew: גַּנֵּי יוֹחָנָן‎) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah near Rehovot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 618.

History[edit]

The moshav was founded in 1950 by immigrants from Romania, and was named after Yohanan Kreminitsky. The founders were later joined by immigrants from Tripoli in Libya.

References[edit]

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