Kibbutz dining room
|Founded||8 September 1953|
|Founded by||Argentine immigrants|
Metzer (Hebrew: מֶצֶר, lit. Border) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located near the Green Line to the north of Baqa al-Gharbiyye, it falls under the jurisdiction of Menashe Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 394.
The kibbutz was founded on 8 September 1953 by immigrants from Argentina. In November 2002, a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated the kibbutz and murdered 5 people including a mother and her two sons. The perpetrator, Sirhan Sirhan, was killed a year later by the Yamam.
- "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
- "Leader of Metzer plot arrested - Haaretz Daily Newspaper". www.haaretz.com. Retrieved 2011-04-15.
- Official website (Hebrew)
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