Hungarian Jewish immigrants
Nir Yisrael (Hebrew: נִיר יִשְׂרָאֵל, lit. Yisrael's Meadow) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located near Ashkelon, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 871.
The moshav was founded in 1949 by Jewish immigrants from Czechoslovakia and Hungary who were members of the Jewish youth movement HaNoar HaTzioni. It was named after Yisrael Tiber, who donated large amounts of money to the Jewish National Fund.
- "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017.
- Official website (in Hebrew)