Revaha

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Revaha
Revaha Aerial View.jpg
Revaha is located in Israel
Revaha
Revaha
Coordinates: 31°38′55.68″N 34°43′59.16″E / 31.6488000°N 34.7331000°E / 31.6488000; 34.7331000Coordinates: 31°38′55.68″N 34°43′59.16″E / 31.6488000°N 34.7331000°E / 31.6488000; 34.7331000
District Southern
Council Shafir
Affiliation Hapoel HaMizrachi
Founded 1953
Founded by Kurdish immigrants
Population (2015)[1] 525

Revaha (Hebrew: רְוָחָה‎, lit. prosperity) is a religious moshav in south-central Israel. Located in the southern Shephelah near Kiryat Gat, it falls under the jurisdiction of Shafir Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 525.

History[edit]

Revaha was established in 1953 by immigrants from Kurdistan on lands which had formerly belonged to the depopulated Palestinian village of Karatiyya.[2] It is located close to Hatta, but not on its village land.[3]

The majority of residents are national-religious.[citation needed]

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