Tushia

Tushia
תּוּשִׁיָּה
توشيا
Tushya street.jpg
Tushia is located in Northwest Negev region of Israel
Tushia
Tushia
Coordinates: 31°26′0″N 34°32′25″E / 31.43333°N 34.54028°E / 31.43333; 34.54028Coordinates: 31°26′0″N 34°32′25″E / 31.43333°N 34.54028°E / 31.43333; 34.54028
CountryIsrael
DistrictSouthern
CouncilSdot Negev
Founded1958
Population
 (2019)[1]
955

Tushia (Hebrew: תּוּשִׁיָּה, lit. Wisdom, Being Resourceful) is a religious community settlement in southern Israel. Located around five kilometres from Netivot and east of Kfar Maimon, it falls under the jurisdiction of Sdot Negev Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 955.[1]

History

The village was established in 1958 and was initially named Shuva Heh, before adopting its current name, taken from the Book of Proverbs 2:7;

He layeth up sound wisdom for the upright, He is a shield to them that walk in integrity;

References

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