Peki'in HaHadasha

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Peki'in HaHadasha
Peki'in HaHadasha is located in Israel
Peki'in HaHadasha
Peki'in HaHadasha
Coordinates: 32°58′57.86″N 35°19′36.98″E / 32.9827389°N 35.3269389°E / 32.9827389; 35.3269389Coordinates: 32°58′57.86″N 35°19′36.98″E / 32.9827389°N 35.3269389°E / 32.9827389; 35.3269389
District Northern
Council Ma'ale Yosef
Founded 1955
Founded by Moroccan Jews
Population (2015)[1] 404

Peki'in HaHadasha (Hebrew: פְּקִיעִין החֲדָשָׁה‎, lit. New Peki'in) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located near Peki'in, it falls under the jurisdiction of Ma'ale Yosef Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 404.

History[edit]

The moshav was established in 1955 by two gar'ins of immigrants from Morocco at the initiative of President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi. The first group arrived in February, and was made up of former residents of Casablanca, Fes, Melilla and Rabat. The second group arrived in October, and was composed of immigrants from Larache, Tangier and Tétouan.

References[edit]

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