Yoshivia

Yoshivia
יוֹשִׁבְיָה
يوشيڤيا
Yoshivia is located in Northwest Negev region of Israel
Yoshivia
Yoshivia
Yoshivia is located in Israel
Yoshivia
Yoshivia
Coordinates: 31°26′35″N 34°36′36″E / 31.44306°N 34.61000°E / 31.44306; 34.61000Coordinates: 31°26′35″N 34°36′36″E / 31.44306°N 34.61000°E / 31.44306; 34.61000
Country Israel
DistrictSouthern
CouncilSdot Negev
AffiliationHapoel HaMizrachi
Founded1950
Founded byAlgerian Jews
Population
 (2019)[1]
683

Yoshivia (Hebrew: יוֹשִׁבְיָה) is a religious moshav in southern Israel. Located near Netivot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Sdot Negev Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 683.[1]

History

The village was established in 1950 by immigrants from Algeria on land which had previously belonged to the abandoned Arab village of al-Muharraqa. It was named after Yoel Ben Yoshivia, a member of the Tribe of Simeon which lived in the area and mentioned in 1 Chronicles 4:35;

and Joel, and Jehu the son of Joshibiah, the son of Seraiah, the son of Asiel;

References

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

External links

  • Yoshivia Negev Information Centre
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