Giv'at Shmuel

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Giv'at Shmuel
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • Ebreu גִּבְעַת שְׁמוּאֵל
 • ISO 259 Gibˁat Šmuˀel

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Giv'at Shmuel is located in Israel
Giv'at Shmuel
Giv'at Shmuel
Coordinates: 32°4′41.23″N 34°50′51.22″E / 32.0781194°N 34.8475611°E / 32.0781194; 34.8475611Coordinates: 32°4′41.23″N 34°50′51.22″E / 32.0781194°N 34.8475611°E / 32.0781194; 34.8475611
Destrict Center
Foondit 1944
Government
 • Type Ceety (frae 2007)
 • Heid o Municipality Yossi Brodny
Area
 • Total 2,579 dunams (2.579 km2 or 637 acres)
Population (2009)
 • Total 28,400

Giv'at Shmuel (Ebreu: גִּבְעַת שְׁמוּאֵל‎‎, Scots: Samuel Brae) is a ceety in the Center Destrict o Israel. It is locatit in the eastren pairt o the Gush Dan metropolitan aurie an is surroondit bi the lairger ceeties Ramat Gan an Bnei Brak tae the Wast, Kiryat Ono tae the Sooth an Petah Tikva tae the East an North. Giv'at Shmuel haes a population o aboot 28,400 fowk (end o 2009).

The ceety is named efter the Romanian Zionist leader Samuel Pineles, the foonder an preses o the Zionist Congress in Focsani an the Vice-Preses o the First Zionist Congress in Basel. It haes recently unnergane a major expansion an doubled its population frae 1998 tae 2005. On November 5, 2007, the Israeli Meenister o Interior acceptit a committee recommendation tae chynge the municipal status o Giv'at Shmuel tae 'ceety'.

Social Life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ilan Ramon park
Residential touer

A leisure an sports center is being established on an aurie o aboot 32 dunams in northeastren Givat Shmuel (toun plan 3107), which incorporates tennis courts, fitness ruims, swimmin puils, a roller skatin rink, a cafeteria an ither services, alang wi water pairk, coverin an aurie o aboot 5 dunams.[1]

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Giv'at Shmuel is considered a heichlie educatit toun, wi 74.3% o heich schuil graduates being eligible for a matriculation certificate. Adjacent tae the Sooth-Wastren edge o Giv'at Shmuel is the campus o Bar Ilan University. While technically in Ramat Gan, the campus haes been expandin in recent years tae the effect that it nou separates the soothren Ramat Ilan neighbourhuid o Giv'at Shmuel frae the rest o the ceety.

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

Maccabi Giv'at Shmuel, the toun's basketbaw team, currently play in Ligat HaAl, the top diveesion o Israeli basketbaw. They reached the State Cup feenal in 2003, but lost tae Maccabi Tel Aviv. Despite representin Giv'at Shmuel, they play in nearbi Or Yehuda.

Commencin Aprile 30, 2010 a local runnin race haes been inauguratit which is intendit tae take place annually. Durin the first race, 350 runners frae aw ower the kintra pairticipatit in a 10 km heat an ower 750 youngsters in a 2 km non-competitive heat. The 10 km competitive heat wis led bi the kintra's top lang distance runners.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nefesh B'Nefesh Website
  2. Located on the German Framework Road

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