Ravid

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Ravid
Kibbutz Ravid and Mount Arbel
Kibbutz Ravid and Mount Arbel
Ravid is located in Israel
Ravid
Ravid
Coordinates: 32°51′2.16″N 35°27′45.71″E / 32.8506000°N 35.4626972°E / 32.8506000; 35.4626972Coordinates: 32°51′2.16″N 35°27′45.71″E / 32.8506000°N 35.4626972°E / 32.8506000; 35.4626972
District Northern
Council Emek HaYarden
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1981
Founded by Demobbed Nahal soldiers
Population (2015)[1] 93

Ravid (Hebrew: רָבִיד‎, lit. Necklace) is a small kibbutz in northern Israel. Located to the west of the Sea of Galilee, it falls under the jurisdiction of Emek HaYarden Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 93.

History[edit]

The village was first founded in 1981, and was named after a nearby mountain. Attempts at settlement failed twice in the 1980s, but a third attempt by demobilised Nahal soldiers (members of the graduates movement of HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed) in 1994 was successful.

References[edit]

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