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Grofit

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District  Southern
Affiliation  Kibbutz Movement
Founded by  Nahal
Local time  Friday 7:29 PM
Council  Hevel Eilot
Founded  1963
Population (2015)  262
Founder  Nahal
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Weather  23°C, Wind S at 8 km/h, 34% Humidity

Grofit (Hebrew: גְּרוֹפִית‎, lit. Shoot (of a plant)) is a kibbutz in southern Israel. Located near Eilat in the Arabah region, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hevel Eilot Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 262.

Contents

Map of Grofit, Israel

History

The community was founded in 1963 as a Nahal settlement and is named after the Arabic name of the nearby Grofit Creek. In 1966 the kibbutz was settled by adults who had been members of the HaNoar HaOved VeHaLomed youth movement.

Notable residents

  • Moshe Ya'alon, Chief of Staff of the IDF from 2002 to 2005.
  • References

    Grofit Wikipedia


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