Sde Tzvi

Sde Tzvi
שְׂדֵה צְבִי
سدي تسيفي
Village synagogue
Village synagogue
Etymology: Zvi Field
Sde Tzvi is located in Northwest Negev region of Israel
Sde Tzvi
Sde Tzvi
Sde Tzvi is located in Israel
Sde Tzvi
Sde Tzvi
Coordinates: 31°26′56″N 34°42′45″E / 31.44889°N 34.71250°E / 31.44889; 34.71250Coordinates: 31°26′56″N 34°42′45″E / 31.44889°N 34.71250°E / 31.44889; 34.71250
Country Israel
DistrictSouthern
CouncilMerhavim
AffiliationAgricultural Union
Founded1953
Founded byNorth African Jews
Population
 (2019)[1]
665

Sde Tzvi (Hebrew: שְׂדֵה צְבִי, lit. Zvi Field) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located in the north-western Negev near Rahat, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merhavim Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 665.[1]

History

The village was established in 1953 by Jewish immigrants and refugees from North Africa. It was named after Zvi Hirshfeld, a founder of Ruhama who also helped found the new moshav.

References

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

External links

  • Sde Tzvi Negev Information Centre
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