Netiv HaShayara

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Netiv HaShayara
נְתִיב הַשַּׁיָּרָה
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • unofficial Nativ HaShayara
Netiv HaShayara is located in Israel
Netiv HaShayara
Netiv HaShayara
Coordinates: 32°59′40.92″N 35°8′12.48″E / 32.9947000°N 35.1368000°E / 32.9947000; 35.1368000Coordinates: 32°59′40.92″N 35°8′12.48″E / 32.9947000°N 35.1368000°E / 32.9947000; 35.1368000
District Northern
Council Mateh Asher
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1950
Founded by Iraqi and Persian Jews
Population (2015)[1] 488
Name meaning Path of the Convoy

Netiv HaShayara (Hebrew: נְתִיב הַשַּׁיָּרָה‎, lit. Path of the Convoy) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located near Nahariya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Asher Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 488.[1]


The village was established in 1950 by immigrants from Iran and Iraq, on lands of the depopulated Arab village of al-Ghabisiyya.[2] It was originally named "Doveh" ("plenty"), and later named after the Yehiam convoy (Shayeret Yehiam), which tried to break into the besieged Yehiam during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.[3]


  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  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. 15. ISBN 0-88728-224-5. 
  3. ^ Mapa's concise gazetteer of Israel (in Hebrew). Yuval El'azari (ed.). Tel-Aviv: Mapa Publishing. 2005. p. 381. ISBN 965-7184-34-7.