Ma'agan

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Ma'agan
Kibbutz Ma'agan.jpg
Ma'agan is located in Northeast Israel
Ma'agan
Ma'agan
Coordinates: 32°42′22.67″N 35°35′59.63″E / 32.7062972°N 35.5998972°E / 32.7062972; 35.5998972Coordinates: 32°42′22.67″N 35°35′59.63″E / 32.7062972°N 35.5998972°E / 32.7062972; 35.5998972
CountryIsrael
DistrictNorthern
CouncilEmek HaYarden
AffiliationKibbutz Movement
Founded1949
Founded byTransylvanian immigrants
Population
 (2018)[1]
374

Ma'agan (Hebrew: מַעֲגָן, lit. Harbour) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located on the southern shore of the Sea of Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Emek HaYarden Regional Council. In 2018 it had a population of 374.[1]

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1949 by immigrants from Transylvania on land that had belonged to the Arab village of Samakh, which was depopulated in 1948.[2][3] Notable residents include Ami Ayalon, who grew up in the kibbutz.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population in the Localities 2018" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 25 August 2019. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  2. ^ Morris, Benny (2004), The Birth Of The Palestinian Refugee Problem Revisited, Cambridge University Press, p xxii ISBN 0-521-00967-7
  3. ^ Khalidi, Walid (1992), All That Remains, Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies, p. 538, ISBN 0-88728-224-5