Kfar Yedidia

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Kfar Yedidia
כְּפַר יְדִידְיָה
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Kfar Yedidia is located in Israel
Kfar Yedidia
Kfar Yedidia
Coordinates: 32°20′44.52″N 34°53′58.2″E / 32.3457000°N 34.899500°E / 32.3457000; 34.899500Coordinates: 32°20′44.52″N 34°53′58.2″E / 32.3457000°N 34.899500°E / 32.3457000; 34.899500
District Central
Council Hefer Valley
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 9 April 1935
Founded by German immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 754

Kfar Yedidia (Hebrew: כְּפַר יְדִידְיָה‎, lit. Yedidia Village) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the coastal plain and covering 3,000 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hefer Valley Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 754.[1]

History[edit]

Kfar Yedidia was planned by Richard Kaufmann. It was founded on 9 April 1935 by immigrants from Germany. Funding came from Jews in Alexandria, Egypt. The place was named for Philo of Alexandria, also known as Yedidia.

References[edit]

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