Kfar Baruch

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Kfar Baruch
כְּפַר בָּרוּךְ
PikiWiki Israel 35109 War memorial in Kfar Baruch.JPG
Kfar Baruch is located in Israel
Kfar Baruch
Kfar Baruch
Coordinates: 32°38′47.4″N 35°11′22.2″E / 32.646500°N 35.189500°E / 32.646500; 35.189500Coordinates: 32°38′47.4″N 35°11′22.2″E / 32.646500°N 35.189500°E / 32.646500; 35.189500
District Northern
Council Jezreel Valley
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1926
Founded by New immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 518
Name meaning Baruch Village

Kfar Barukh (Hebrew: כְּפַר בָּרוּךְ‎, lit. Baruch Village) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located near Afula, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 518.[1]

History[edit]

The moshav was founded in 1926 by immigrants from the Bulgaria, Caucasus, Kurdistan and Romania. It was named after Baruch Kahane, a Jewish philanthropist in Romania who founded the village.

References[edit]

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

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