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Bnei Ayish oreeginally served as a transit camp for immigrants frae Yemen in the early 1950s. Afore Israeli unthirldom, the aurie haed served as a military base for Breetish Airmy troops durin the Breetish Mandate o Palestine. The day its population is amaist entirely made up o Jews o Yemenite strynd an immigrants frae the umwhile Soviet Union.
Bnei Ayish, meanin Sons o Ayish, is named efter Rabbi Akiva Yosef Schlezinger, whose name is abbreviatit tae Ayish.