Misgav Dov

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Misgav Dov
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Misgav Dov is located in Israel
Misgav Dov
Misgav Dov
Coordinates: 31°49′12.36″N 34°44′25.07″E / 31.8201000°N 34.7402972°E / 31.8201000; 34.7402972Coordinates: 31°49′12.36″N 34°44′25.07″E / 31.8201000°N 34.7402972°E / 31.8201000; 34.7402972
District Central
Council Gederot
Affiliation Mishkei Herut Beitar
Founded 1950
Founded by Herut members
Population (2015)[1] 666

Misgav Dov (Hebrew: מִשְׂגַּב דֹּב‎, lit. Dov's Fortress) is a moshav in south-central Israel. Located near Gedera in the coastal plain, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gederot Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 666.

History[edit]

The moshav was founded by Herut members from Haifa in 1950 and was named after Dov Gruner, a member of the Irgun. Immigrants to Israel from Russia and Iraq later joined the community. The supporting organization was Mishkei Herut Beitar (Hebrew: משקי חרות בית"ר).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.