Gvar'am

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Gvar'am
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Gvar'am is located in Israel
Gvar'am
Gvar'am
Coordinates: 31°35′31.91″N 34°36′45.71″E / 31.5921972°N 34.6126972°E / 31.5921972; 34.6126972Coordinates: 31°35′31.91″N 34°36′45.71″E / 31.5921972°N 34.6126972°E / 31.5921972; 34.6126972
District Southern
Council Hof Ashkelon
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1942
Population (2015)[1] 372
Website www.gevaram.org.il

Gvar'am (Hebrew: גְּבַרְעָם‎) is a kibbutz in southern Israel, It is located around 12 kilometres from Ashkelon on the road to Yad Mordechai, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 372.[1]

History[edit]

The kibbutz was established in 1942. It has been targeted by Hamas rockets for many years. A rocket killed the mother-in-law of actor Paul Kaye, a resident of the kibbutz, in 2008.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ 'A dark fog has enveloped us' The Guardian, 16 January 2009

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