Tifrah

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Tifrah
Tifrah sigh.jpg
Tifrah is located in Israel
Tifrah
Tifrah
Coordinates: 31°19′34.67″N 34°40′36.48″E / 31.3262972°N 34.6768000°E / 31.3262972; 34.6768000Coordinates: 31°19′34.67″N 34°40′36.48″E / 31.3262972°N 34.6768000°E / 31.3262972; 34.6768000
District Southern
Council Merhavim
Affiliation Poalei Agudat Yisrael
Founded 1950
Founded by Hungarian and North African Jews
Population (2015)[1] 2,156

Tifrah (Hebrew: תִּפְרַח‎, lit. [She] will blossom) is a religious moshav in southern Israel. Located in the north-western Negev to the west of Eshel HaNasi with an area of 5,000 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merhavim Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 2,156.

History[edit]

The moshav was established in 1950 by immigrants from Hungary and North Africa. Its name is taken from the Book of Isaiah 35:1;

The wilderness and the parched land shall be glad; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.

References[edit]

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