Sde Ya'akov (Hebrew: שְׂדֵה יַעֲקֹב, lit. Ya'akov Field) is a religious moshav in northern Israel. Located near Kiryat Tiv'on, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 1,103.[1]

Sde Ya'akov
שְׂדֵה יַעֲקֹב
Road entrance to Sde Ya'akov
Road entrance to Sde Ya'akov
Etymology: Ya'akov's Field
Sde Ya'akov is located in Jezreel Valley region of Israel
Sde Ya'akov
Sde Ya'akov
Coordinates: 32°41′48″N 35°8′28″E / 32.69667°N 35.14111°E / 32.69667; 35.14111Coordinates: 32°41′48″N 35°8′28″E / 32.69667°N 35.14111°E / 32.69667; 35.14111
CountryIsrael
DistrictNorthern
CouncilJezreel Valley
AffiliationHapoel HaMizrachi
Founded1927
Population
 (2019)[1]
1,103

HistoryEdit

Sde Ya'akov was established in 1927, largely from pioneers who had settled in Sheikh Abreik after its purchase by the Jewish Agency.[2] It was the first settlement founded by Hapoel HaMizrachi and was named for Yitzchak Yaacov Reines, founder of the Mizrachi movement.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population in the Localities 2019" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  2. ^ Ya'akobi, Yoel (11 September 2007). "Youth of the hills of Sheikh Abreik" (in Hebrew). Arutz 7. Retrieved 31 January 2021.

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