Yinon (Hebrew: יִנּוֹן‎, lit. "it shall flourish") is a moshav in southern Israel. Located near Kiryat Malakhi, it falls under the jurisdiction of Be'er Tuvia Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 1,197.[1]

Yinon
ינון
ينون
Moshav entrance
Moshav entrance
Yinon is located in Ashkelon region of Israel
Yinon
Yinon
Coordinates: 31°44′27″N 34°46′57″E / 31.74083°N 34.78250°E / 31.74083; 34.78250Coordinates: 31°44′27″N 34°46′57″E / 31.74083°N 34.78250°E / 31.74083; 34.78250
CountryIsrael
DistrictSouthern
CouncilBe'er Tuvia
AffiliationMoshavim Movement
Founded1952
Founded byYemenite Jewish immigrants
Population
 (2019)[1]
1,197

HistoryEdit

The moshav was founded 1952 by Jewish exodus from Yemen. Its name was taken from a passage in the Bible,[2] Psalm 72:17: God's name "shall flourish as long as the sun".

Yinon was founded on the lands of the depopulated Palestinian village of Al-Masmiyya al-Kabira.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population in the Localities 2019" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  2. ^ Mapa's concise gazetteer of Israel (in Hebrew). Yuval Elʻazari (ed.). Tel-Aviv: Mapa Publishing. 2005. p. 222. ISBN 965-7184-34-7.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ Khalidi, Walid (1992). All That Remains: The Palestinian Villages Occupied and Depopulated by Israel in 1948. Washington D.C.: Institute for Palestine Studies. p. 125. ISBN 0-88728-224-5.