HaOgen

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HaOgen
הָעֹגֶן
PikiWiki Israel 11429 an anchor at the entrace to kibbutz haogen.jpg
HaOgen is located in Israel
HaOgen
HaOgen
Coordinates: 32°21′49″N 34°55′25″E / 32.36361°N 34.92361°E / 32.36361; 34.92361Coordinates: 32°21′49″N 34°55′25″E / 32.36361°N 34.92361°E / 32.36361; 34.92361
District Central
Council Hefer Valley
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1947
Founded by Czechoslovakian immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 855

HaOgen (Hebrew: העוגן, הָעֹגֶן‎, lit. anchor) is a kibbutz in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain, it falls under the jurisdiction of Emek Hefer Regional Council and is affiliated with Hashomer Hatzair. In 2015 it had a population of 855.[1]

History[edit]

The community was established in 1939 by immigrants from Czechoslovakia. After spending eight years in a camp near Kfar Saba, they founded the kibbutz in 1947.

The kibbutz features one of 3 prominent indoor climbing walls in Israel.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

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