Eshbol

Eshbol
אשבול
Eshbol synagogue
Eshbol synagogue
Eshbol is located in Ashkelon region of Israel
Eshbol
Eshbol
Coordinates: 31°26′47″N 34°40′2″E / 31.44639°N 34.66722°E / 31.44639; 34.66722Coordinates: 31°26′47″N 34°40′2″E / 31.44639°N 34.66722°E / 31.44639; 34.66722
CountryIsrael
DistrictSouthern
CouncilMerhavim
AffiliationMoshavim Movement
Founded1954
Founded byPersian Jews
Population
 (2019)[1]
652

Eshbol (Hebrew: אֶשְׁבּוֹל) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located in the north-western Negev near Netivot and Rahat, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merhavim Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 652.[1]

History

Eshbol was established in 1954 as a farm by members of the "Eshbol" organisation who were immigrants from Iran.

References

  1. ^ a b "Population in the Localities 2019" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
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