Sdei Hemed

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Sdei Hemed
שְׂדֵי חֶמֶד
Entrance to Sdei Hemed
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Sdei Hemed is located in Israel
Sdei Hemed
Sdei Hemed
Coordinates: 32°9′35.64″N 34°56′33.72″E / 32.1599000°N 34.9427000°E / 32.1599000; 34.9427000Coordinates: 32°9′35.64″N 34°56′33.72″E / 32.1599000°N 34.9427000°E / 32.1599000; 34.9427000
District Central
Council Drom HaSharon
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1952
Founded by City dwellers
Population (2016)[1] 1,035

Sdei Hemed (Hebrew: שְׂדֵי חֶמֶד‎, lit. Pleasant Fields) is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Kfar Saba and covering 2,000 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Drom HaSharon Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 1,035.[1]

History[edit]

The moshav was founded in 1952 by city dwellers who wanted to change to an agricultural lifestyle. Its name is taken from Isaiah 32:12;

Smiting upon the breasts for the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine[2]

References[edit]

Media related to Sdei Hemed at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017. 
  2. ^ Isaiah Chapter 32 Mechon Mamre