Herut, Israel

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Herut
חֵרוּת
هيروت
Roundabout in Herut
Roundabout in Herut
Herut is located in Central Israel
Herut
Herut
Coordinates: 32°14′21.11″N 34°55′0.48″E / 32.2391972°N 34.9168000°E / 32.2391972; 34.9168000Coordinates: 32°14′21.11″N 34°55′0.48″E / 32.2391972°N 34.9168000°E / 32.2391972; 34.9168000
District Central
Council Lev HaSharon
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1930
Population (2016)[1] 1,261
Website moshav-herut.org.il

Herut (Hebrew: חֵרוּת‬, lit. Freedom) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain near Tel Mond, it falls under the jurisdiction of Lev HaSharon Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 1,261.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1930 by the Herut society, an organization of immigrants who settled in Palestine during the Third and Fourth Aliyah. One of the early agricultural crops was peanuts. Landmarks buildings include a culture hall, Beit Ha'am, built in 1959.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 
  2. ^ A tragic background to a festive atmosphere, Haaretz

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