Gan Yavne lies east o the Tel-Aviv–Ashkelon heich-gate (Heich-gate No. 4). It is bordered tae the wast bi Ashdod, tae the north bi Gederot Regional Cooncil, an tae the east an sooth bi Be'er Tuvia Regional Cooncil.
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Emblem[eedit | eedit soorce]
Gan Yavne’s emblem represents "Torah an wirk", depictin the tablets o the Ten Commandments envelopin an orange an a lemon. These seembolise the foonders o Gan Yavne, who wur wirkin fowk wi a creative spirit, planters o vineyards an orchards, an hoose builders, upliftit bi the Zionist dream an love o Israel.
History[eedit | eedit soorce]
Gan Yavne wis established in 1931 bi the “Achuza Aleph” Company foondit bi several Jewish families frae Roushie an Poland, who haed settled temporarily in the Unitit States. The inspiration for its name “Gan Yavne”, comes frae its proximity tae the historical Yavne. In the late 70's it wis kent as "Tachshit Hashfela", or the "Law-Land Jewel".
In the 1950’s, Gan-Yavne absorbed Yemenite immigrants frae the “Magic Carpet” operation, an in the 1960’s – immigrants frae North Africae an Kurdistan. Ower the years thay wur joined bi thoosans o residents frae aw ower the kintra, amang them new immigrants frae Tunisie an the umwhile Soviet Union.
Gan Yavne the day[eedit | eedit soorce]
The day, Gan Yavne is experiencin a biggin an development boom. Hunders o hoosin units an pretty suburbs are bein constructit. Alangside its rapid development, Gan Yavne preserves its unique veelage character. The day Gan-Yavne is the anerlie tounship alang Israel’s coastline that is based on private hooses. Gan-Yavne’s uniqueness, guid location, municipal services tae young an auld alike, as well as makin eddication, cultur an environmental cultivation its tap priority, are what mak Gan-Yavne sae attractive tae hunders o young families, choosin tae big thair hames here.
In the 1990s an 2000s Gan Yavne mair nor doubled its population, an became a popular "sleepin toun" for commuters. The development o heich-gate 4 ("the coastal road"), which is a freeway atween Tel Aviv an Gan Yavne junction, an an' a' the introduction o frequent rail service tae the nearbi Ashdod station, allous commuters tae traivel tae Tel Aviv in 30–45 minutes.
Educational facilities[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 23 kindergartens
- 3 state elementary schuils – “Ben Gurion”, “Maccabim”, "Ilan Ramon" an "Ehud Manor"
- State releegious elementary schuil – “Sinai”
- 2 junior heichs/heich schuils – “Ort Itzhak Rabin” an "Naomi Shemer"
- Technological Seicontary Yeshiva – “Achuzat Yaakov” (Closed)
- “Beit Apel” Childer’s Veelage
Community an youth facilities[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Community Cultur Center an Library
- 3 Pais Community Center extensions
- Pais Community Center for the elderly
- "Beney Akiva" & "Ha'Noar Ha'Oved Ve Ha'Lomed" Youth movements