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Metzer

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District  Haifa
Affiliation  Kibbutz Movement
Population (2015)  394
Founded  8 September 1953
Council  Menashe
Founded by  Argentine immigrants
Name meaning  Border
Local time  Monday 10:50 AM
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Weather  18°C, Wind SW at 18 km/h, 61% Humidity

Metzer (Hebrew: מֶצֶר‎, lit. Border) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located near the Green Line to the north of Baqa al-Gharbiyye, it falls under the jurisdiction of Menashe Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 394.

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Map of Metzer, Israel

History

The kibbutz was founded on 8 September 1953 by immigrants from Argentina. In November 2002, a Palestinian terrorist infiltrated the kibbutz and murdered 5 people including a mother and her two sons. The perpetrator, Sirhan Sirhan, was killed a year later by the Yamam.

References

Metzer Wikipedia


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