Klahim

Klahim
קלחים
كلاحيم
Klachim street at the moshav.jpg
Klahim is located in Northwest Negev region of Israel
Klahim
Klahim
Coordinates: 31°26′46″N 34°40′40″E / 31.44611°N 34.67778°E / 31.44611; 34.67778Coordinates: 31°26′46″N 34°40′40″E / 31.44611°N 34.67778°E / 31.44611; 34.67778
CountryIsrael
DistrictSouthern
CouncilMerhavim
AffiliationAgricultural Union
Founded1954
Founded byMoroccan, Persian and Tunisian Jews
Population
 (2019)[1]
643

Klahim (Hebrew: קְלָחִים, lit. Corncobs) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located in the north-western Negev near Netivot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merhavim Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 643.[1]

History

The entrance to Moshav Klachim

The moshav was established in 1954 by Jewish immigrants and refugees from Iran, Morocco and Tunisia. It was initially called Shoval Daled and then Shadma, before adopting its current name.

References

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

External links

  • Klahim Negev Information Centre
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