1978 (in Sinai)|
1982 (current location)
Holit (Hebrew: חוֹלִית, lit. Dune) is a kibbutz in the Hevel Shalom region of south-west Israel. Located near Nir Yitzhak, the kibbutz is under the jurisdiction of Eshkol Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 163.
The kibbutz was established in 1978 as a Nahal settlement near Yamit, in the Sinai Peninsula. However, as a result of the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty in 1979, Israel was required to evacuate all its settlements in the peninsula.
In 1982 the kibbutz was re-established in its current location.
Holit has 3 main types of income the cow ranch, factory and fields. The factory produces juicers, about 50 a week. Oranges, lemons, potatoes, mangos, nuts and carrots are all grown in the fields.
- "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
- Holit Negev Information Centre