Tifrah

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Tifrah

תפרח
تفراح
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Tifrah
Coordinates: 31°19′35″N34°40′36″E / 31.32639°N 34.67667°E / 31.32639; 34.67667 Coordinates: 31°19′35″N34°40′36″E / 31.32639°N 34.67667°E / 31.32639; 34.67667
CountryIsrael
District Southern
Council Merhavim
Affiliation Poalei Agudat Yisrael
Founded1950
Founded by Hungarian and North African Jews
Population
 (2019) [1]
2,178

Tifrah (Hebrew : תִּפְרַח, lit. [She] shall blossom) is a religious moshav in southern Israel. Located in the north-western Negev to the west of Eshel HaNasi with an area of 5,000 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merhavim Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 2,178. [1]

History

The moshav was established in 1950 by Jewish immigrants from Hungary and North Africa. Like the names of two other moshavim (Gilat, Ranen) in the area its name is taken from the Book of Isaiah 35:2;

(The wilderness and the parched land, (35:1)) it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice, even with joy and singing.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Population in the Localities 2019" (XLS). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 August 2020.