Klahim

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Klahim
Klachim street at the moshav.jpg
Klahim is located in Israel
Klahim
Klahim
Coordinates: 31°26′46″N 34°40′40″E / 31.44611°N 34.67778°E / 31.44611; 34.67778Coordinates: 31°26′46″N 34°40′40″E / 31.44611°N 34.67778°E / 31.44611; 34.67778
District Southern
Council Merhavim
Affiliation Agricultural Union
Founded 1954
Founded by Moroccan, Persian and Tunisian Jews
Population (2016)[1] 608

Klahim (Hebrew: קְלָחִים‎, lit. Corncobs) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located in the north-western Negev near Netivot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merhavim Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 608.[1]

History[edit]

The moshav was established in 1954 by Jewish immigrants and refugees from Iran, Morocco and Tunisia. It was initially called Shoval Daled and then Shadma, before adopting its current name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 

External links[edit]

  • Klahim Negev Information Centre