Hulata

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Hulata
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Hulata is located in Northeast Israel
Hulata
Hulata
Coordinates: 33°3′6.11″N 35°36′34.91″E / 33.0516972°N 35.6096972°E / 33.0516972; 35.6096972Coordinates: 33°3′6.11″N 35°36′34.91″E / 33.0516972°N 35.6096972°E / 33.0516972; 35.6096972
District Northern
Council Upper Galilee
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1937
Founded by Makhnot HaOlim members
Population (2017)[1] 654

Hulata (Hebrew: חוּלָתָה‬) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the Hula Valley, it falls under the jurisdiction of Upper Galilee Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 654.[1]

History[edit]

The kibbutz was established in 1937 as a fishing village by a gar'in of HaMahanot HaOlim youth group members. It was named for its location in the Hula Valley. After the draining of the Hula swamps, the residents began working in agriculture.[2]

The documentary film Kibbutz traces the stages of grieving and disillusionment that followed Hulata's economic collapse and privatization.[3]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  2. ^ The good life on a kibbutz, Haaretz
  3. ^ Kibbutz: Documentary