Kfar Glikson

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Kfar Glikson
כְּפַר גְּלִיקְסוֹן
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Kfar Glikson is located in Israel
Kfar Glikson
Kfar Glikson
Coordinates: 32°30′18.72″N 35°0′19.44″E / 32.5052000°N 35.0054000°E / 32.5052000; 35.0054000Coordinates: 32°30′18.72″N 35°0′19.44″E / 32.5052000°N 35.0054000°E / 32.5052000; 35.0054000
District Haifa
Council Menashe
Affiliation HaOved HaTzioni
Founded 23 May 1939
Founded by Romanian Jews
Population (2015)[1] 273
Name meaning (Moshe) Glickson Village

Kfar Glikson (Hebrew: כְּפַר גְּלִיקְסוֹן‎, lit. Glickson Village) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located near Binyamina and Pardes Hana-Karkur, it falls under the jurisdiction of Menashe Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 273.[1]

History[edit]

The village was established on 23 May 1939 by Jewish immigrants from Romania as a tower and stockade settlement. It was named after Moshe Glickson, editor of Haaretz newspaper between 1922 and 1937.

The economy of Kfar Glickson is based on agriculture (field crops, dairy farm), a handicrafts industry and rural tourism.[2] Omega, located in Kfar Glikson, manufactures paints and modelling dough for children.[3]

Recruits from Magdiel Zionist Youth training at Kfar Glikson in 1948

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Kibbutz and Moshav Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  3. ^ Company Profile Omega