Kfar HaMaccabi

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Kfar HaMaccabi
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Kfar HaMaccabi is located in Haifa region of Israel
Kfar HaMaccabi
Kfar HaMaccabi
Coordinates: 32°47′25″N 35°6′56″E / 32.79028°N 35.11556°E / 32.79028; 35.11556Coordinates: 32°47′25″N 35°6′56″E / 32.79028°N 35.11556°E / 32.79028; 35.11556
District Northern
Council Zevulun Regional Council
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1936
Founded by Maccabi youth movement members
Population (2017)[1] 368

Kfar HaMaccabi (Hebrew: כְּפַר הַמַּכַּבִּי‬, lit. Village of the Maccabis) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located near Kiryat Ata, it falls under the jurisdiction of Zevulun Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 368.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1936 by members of Maccabi youth movement from Czechoslovakia and Germany who immigrated with the help of Menachem Ussishkin for the first Maccabiah Games in 1932. The kibbutz was named for the youth movement.

Economy[edit]

The kibbutz is now one of Israel's largest animal feed manufacturers.[2] This branch of income has been sold as have other branches. The new owners pay rent and the salary of the members that work in the branches.

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. ^ APM′s breakthrough technology accurately shows animal feed inventory levels in open bins APM Solutions, 5 April 2009
  3. ^ This Day in Jewish History / Singer, actor and activist Theodore Bikel is born Haaretz, 2 May 2014