Shavei Tzion

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Shavei Tzion (Ebreu: שָׁבֵי צִיּוֹן‬, lit. Returnees tae Zion) is a moshav shitufi in northren Israel. Locatit atween Acre an Nahariya an coverin 2,000 dunams, it faws unner the jurisdiction o Mateh Asher Regional Cooncil. In 2006 it haed a population o 654.

The veelage wis established on 13 Aprile 1938 as pairt o the touer an stockade settlement scheme. Its foonders, immigrants frae Rexingen in Germany, haed arrived durin the Fift Aliyah.[1]

The German ceety o Stuttgart haes a "special friendship" wi Shavei Tzion.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Mann, Nadav (2008-07-25). "The Yishuv history: Shavei Tzion's 70th anniversary". Ynet. Retrieved 2008-07-25.  (in Ebreu)

Template:Mateh Asher Regional Cooncil Coordinates: 32°58′46.55″N 35°4′55.92″E / 32.9795972°N 35.0822000°E / 32.9795972; 35.0822000