Poria – Kfar Avoda

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Poria (work village)
Poria (work village) is located in Israel
Poria (work village)
Poria (work village)
Coordinates: 32°43′11.78″N 35°32′46.72″E / 32.7199389°N 35.5463111°E / 32.7199389; 35.5463111Coordinates: 32°43′11.78″N 35°32′46.72″E / 32.7199389°N 35.5463111°E / 32.7199389; 35.5463111
Council Emek HaYarden
Region Sea of Galilee
Founded 1949
Founded by Yemenite immigrants

Poria – Kfar Avoda (Hebrew: פּוֹרִיָּה - כְּפָר עֲבוֹדָה, lit. Poria - Work Village) is a communal settlement in northern Israel. Located to the south-east of the Sea of Galilee near Tiberias, it falls under the jurisdiction of Emek HaYarden Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 306.

The village was founded in 1949 by around 90 families who had immigranted from Yemen,[1] with the assistance of the Jewish Agency for Israel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poria – Kfar Avoda Galilee Development Authority (Hebrew)