Tel Adashim

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Tel Adashim
תֵּל עֲדָשִׁים
The entrance to Tel-Adashim.
The entrance to Tel-Adashim.
Tel Adashim is located in Israel
Tel Adashim
Tel Adashim
Coordinates: 32°39′18.72″N 35°18′3.95″E / 32.6552000°N 35.3010972°E / 32.6552000; 35.3010972Coordinates: 32°39′18.72″N 35°18′3.95″E / 32.6552000°N 35.3010972°E / 32.6552000; 35.3010972
District Northern
Council Jezreel Valley
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1923
Population (2015)[1] 1,418
Name meaning Lentils Hill

Tel Adashim (Hebrew: תֵּל עֲדָשִׁים‎, lit. Lentils Hill) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located between Nazareth and Afula, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council.[2] In 2015 it had a population of 1,418.

History[edit]

Jewish settlement began in the area in 1913 when Hashomer established Tel Adash, a settlement whose purpose was to defend the oil pipeline from Iraq to Haifa. By 1918, only two families remained. In 1923, a moshav was established on the site and was named Tel Adashim.

Notable past and present residents include Rafael Eitan, Gonen Segev, Yigal Cohen, A. D. Gordon and Alexander Zaïd.

References[edit]

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