Khawaled

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This article is about the Arab Bedouin village in northern Israel. For the branch of House of Khalifa, see Al Khawalid.
Khawaled
Khawaled is located in Israel
Khawaled
Khawaled
Coordinates: 32°46′15.17″N 35°8′12.01″E / 32.7708806°N 35.1366694°E / 32.7708806; 35.1366694Coordinates: 32°46′15.17″N 35°8′12.01″E / 32.7708806°N 35.1366694°E / 32.7708806; 35.1366694
Council Zevulun
Region Western Galilee
Population (2011) 398

Khawaled or al-Khawled (Arabic: الخوالد‎‎; Hebrew: חַ'ואלִד‎‎) is an Arab Bedouin village in northern Israel. Located near Nofit, it falls under the jurisdiction of Zevulun Regional Council. In 2011 it had a population of 398.[1]

The Israeli Bedouin diplomat Ismail Khaldi initiated a project called "Hike and Learn with Bedouins in the Galilee" that has brought thousands of young Jews to the village, to learn about Bedouin culture and history. He said these encounters inspired him to become a diplomat.[2]

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