Lehavot Haviva

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Lehavot Haviva
לְהֲבוֹת חֲבִיבָה
Lehavot Haviva is located in Haifa region of Israel
Lehavot Haviva
Lehavot Haviva
Coordinates: 32°23′37.32″N 35°0′35.99″E / 32.3937000°N 35.0099972°E / 32.3937000; 35.0099972Coordinates: 32°23′37.32″N 35°0′35.99″E / 32.3937000°N 35.0099972°E / 32.3937000; 35.0099972
District Haifa
Council Menashe
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1949
Founded by Czechoslovakian Hashomer Hatzair members
Population (2017)[1] 1,007
Name meaning Haviva's Flames
Website lehavot-haviva.org.il

Lehavot Haviva (Hebrew: לְהֲבוֹת חֲבִיבָה‬, lit. Haviva's Flames) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located in the eastern Sharon plain near the Green Line, it falls under the jurisdiction of Menashe Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 1,007.[1]

History[edit]

The village was established in 1949 by Hashomer Hatzair who had immigrated from Czechoslovakia, and was named after Haviva Reik. In 1951 it moved three kilometres east to its present location (land which had previously belonged to the depopulated Palestinian village of al-Jalama[2]), with Sde Yitzhak founded on the former site the following year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  2. ^ Khalidi, Walid (1992). All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948. Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies. p. 554. ISBN 0-88728-224-5.

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