HaZor'im

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HaZor'im
הַזּוֹרְעִים
HaZor'im synagogue
HaZor'im synagogue
HaZor'im is located in Israel
HaZor'im
HaZor'im
Coordinates: 32°44′47″N 35°30′4″E / 32.74639°N 35.50111°E / 32.74639; 35.50111Coordinates: 32°44′47″N 35°30′4″E / 32.74639°N 35.50111°E / 32.74639; 35.50111
District Northern
Council Lower Galilee
Affiliation Hapoel HaMizrachi
Founded 1939
Founded by Union of Religious Pioneers
Ezra youth movement
Mizrahi Youth
Population (2015)[1] 915

HaZor'im (Hebrew: הַזּוֹרְעִים‎) is a religious moshav in northern Israel. Located three kilometres south-west of Tiberias, it falls under the jurisdiction of Lower Galilee Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 915.[1]

History[edit]

The village was established on 23 May 1939 in the Tower and Stockade settlement method,[2] by Jewish immigrants from Europe, mostly from Germany and the Netherlands, joined after a while by immigrants from North Africa. The founders belonged to the Union of Religious Pioneers, the Ezra youth movement and the Mizrahi Youth.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.kkl.org.il/eng/about-kkl-jnf/our-history/fouth-decade-1931-1940/