Talmei Yechiel (Hebrew: תַּלְמֵי יְחִיאֵל, lit. Yechiel Furrows) is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Kiryat Malachi, it falls under the jurisdiction of Be'er Tuvia Regional Council. In 2018 it had a population of 985.[1]

Talmei Yechiel
Talmei Yechiel is located in Ashkelon region of Israel
Talmei Yechiel
Talmei Yechiel
Coordinates: 31°45′13.31″N 34°45′47.16″E / 31.7536972°N 34.7631000°E / 31.7536972; 34.7631000Coordinates: 31°45′13.31″N 34°45′47.16″E / 31.7536972°N 34.7631000°E / 31.7536972; 34.7631000
CountryIsrael
DistrictSouthern
CouncilBe'er Tuvia
AffiliationMoshavim Movement
Founded1949
Founded byBulgarian and
Romanian Jewish immigrants
Population
 (2018)[1]
985
Websitetalmey-yechiel.org

HistoryEdit

The moshav was founded in 1949 by Jewish immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania on land that had belonged to the depopulated Palestinian village of Yasur.[2] It was named after Yechiel Chelnov, a Russian Zionist leader.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population in the Localities 2018" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 25 August 2019. Retrieved 26 August 2019.
  2. ^ Khalidi, Walid (1992), All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948, Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies, p. 139, ISBN 0-88728-224-5
  3. ^ Mapa's concise gazetteer of Israel (in Hebrew). Yuval Elʻazari (ed.). Tel-Aviv: Mapa Publishing. 2005. p. 571. ISBN 965-7184-34-7.CS1 maint: others (link)

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