Tushia

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Tushia
תּוּשִׁיָּה
Tushya street.jpg
Tushia is located in Israel
Tushia
Tushia
Coordinates: 31°25′59.87″N 34°32′24.71″E / 31.4332972°N 34.5401972°E / 31.4332972; 34.5401972Coordinates: 31°25′59.87″N 34°32′24.71″E / 31.4332972°N 34.5401972°E / 31.4332972; 34.5401972
District Southern
Council Sdot Negev
Founded 1958
Population (2015)[1] 1,014

Tushia (Hebrew: תּוּשִׁיָּה‎, lit. Wisdom, Being Resourceful) is a religious communal settlement in southern Israel. Located around five kilometres from Netivot and east of Kfar Maimon, it falls under the jurisdiction of Sdot Negev Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 1,014.

History[edit]

The village was established in 1958 and was initially named Shuva Heh, before adopting its current name, taken from the Book of Proverbs 2:7;

He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright, He is a shield to them that walk in integrity;

References[edit]

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