Sde Eliezer

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Sde Eliezer
שְׂדֵה אֱלִיעֶזֶר
Orchards of Sde Eliezer
Orchards of Sde Eliezer
Sde Eliezer is located in Israel
Sde Eliezer
Sde Eliezer
Coordinates: 33°2′42.72″N 35°33′50.4″E / 33.0452000°N 35.564000°E / 33.0452000; 35.564000Coordinates: 33°2′42.72″N 35°33′50.4″E / 33.0452000°N 35.564000°E / 33.0452000; 35.564000
District Northern
Council Mevo'ot HaHermon
Affiliation HaOved HaTzioni
Founded 1950
Population (2015)[1] 811

Sde Eliezer (Hebrew: שְׂדֵה אֱלִיעֶזֶר‎, lit. Eliezer's Field) is a moshav in northern Israel. Locted in the Hula Valley, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 811.[1]

History[edit]

Sde Eliezer was founded in 1950 by residents of Yesod HaMa'ala and Kiryat Shmona. Immigrants from Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Poland and Romania also settled there. The moshav was named for Robert (Eliezer) Rothschild, grandson of Edmond de Rothschild, founder of the Palestine Jewish Colonization Association (PICA), which purchased the land from Arab landowners.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ About Moshav Sde Eliezer