Ya'ad, Israel

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Ya'ad
יַעַד
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Ya'ad is located in Israel
Ya'ad
Ya'ad
Coordinates: 32°52′43.98″N 35°14′33.27″E / 32.8788833°N 35.2425750°E / 32.8788833; 35.2425750Coordinates: 32°52′43.98″N 35°14′33.27″E / 32.8788833°N 35.2425750°E / 32.8788833; 35.2425750
District Northern
Council Misgav
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1974
Founded by Technion graduates
Population (2015)[1] 710
Name meaning Destiny/Goal
Website yaad.org.il

Ya'ad (Hebrew: יַעַד‎, lit. Destiny or Goal) is a small moshav in northern Israel. Located near the city of Karmiel, it falls under the jurisdiction of Misgav Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 710.[1]

History[edit]

It was founded in 1974 by computer science graduates from the Technion on the land where the Arab village of Mi'ar previously existed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ "Mi'ar / מִעאר / ميعار". Zochrot. Retrieved 30 October 2014. 

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