|Founded by||Czechoslovakian and|
Hungarian Jewish immigrants
Nir Yisrael (Hebrew: נִיר יִשְׂרָאֵל, lit. Yisrael's Meadow) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located near Ashkelon, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 877.
The moshav was founded in 1949 by Jewish immigrants from Czechoslovakia and Hungary who were members of the Jewish youth movement HaNoar HaTzioni. It was named after Yisrael Tiber, who donated large amounts of money to the Jewish National Fund.
- "Population in the Localities 2019" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
- Official website (in Hebrew)