Tel Yitzhak

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Tel Yitzhak
תֵּל יִצְחָק
The Massuah Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Kibbutz Tel Yitzhak.jpg
Tel Yitzhak is located in Israel
Tel Yitzhak
Tel Yitzhak
Coordinates: 32°15′8.64″N 34°52′8.76″E / 32.2524000°N 34.8691000°E / 32.2524000; 34.8691000Coordinates: 32°15′8.64″N 34°52′8.76″E / 32.2524000°N 34.8691000°E / 32.2524000; 34.8691000
Council Hof HaSharon
Region Coastal plain
Affiliation HaOved HaTzioni
Founded 1938
Founded by Galician immigrants

Tel Yitzhak (Hebrew: תֵּל יִצְחָק, lit. Yitzhak Hill) is a kibbutz in central Israel. Located in the coastal plain to the south-east of Netanya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof HaSharon Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 851.

The kibbutz was established in 1938 by immigrants from Galicia as part of the tower and stockade settlement campaign. It was named after Yitzhak Steiger, a leader of Hanoar Hatzioni in Galicia.

Masua, a center for Holocaust research and commemoration, was established on the kibbutz.[1]

Nature reserve[edit]

Southwest of the kibbutz is an 8-dunam nature reserve established in 1968[2] to protect flora and fauna native to the Sharon plain.[3] Flora includes Carob trees, Calicotome villosa, Thymelaea hirsuta, Prasium majus, Anagyris, and Lavender.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Berenbaum (1998). The Holocaust and History: The Known, the Unknown, the Disputed, and the Reexamined, Michael Berenbaum. p. 797. ISBN 0-253-21529-3. 
  2. ^ "List of National Parks and Nature Reserves" (PDF) (in Hebrew). Israel Nature and Parks Authority. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 7, 2009. Retrieved 2010-09-27. 
  3. ^ "Tel Yitzhak Nature Reserve" (in Hebrew). iNature.info. Retrieved 2010-10-13.