Lehavot Haviva

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Lehavot Haviva

לְהֲבוֹת חֲבִיבָה
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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
CountryIsrael
DistrictHaifa
CouncilMenashe
AffiliationKibbutz Movement
Founded1949
Founded byCzechoslovakian Hashomer Hatzair members
Population
 (2018)[1]
992
Name meaningHaviva's Flames
Websitelehavot-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 2018 it had a population of 992.[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 Arab village of al-Jalama[2]), with Sde Yitzhak founded on the former site the following year.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population in the Localities 2018" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 25 August 2019. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  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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