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Tuesday 6:14 AM
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9°C, Wind SE at 6 km/h, 93% Humidity
Nir Yisrael (Hebrew: נִיר יִשְׂרָאֵל, lit. Yisrael's Meadow) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located near Ashkelon, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 853.
Nir Yisrael Wikipedia
The moshav was founded in 1949 by immigrants from Czechoslovakia and Hungary who were members of the Jewish youth movement HaNoar HaTzioni. It was named after Yisrael Tiber, who donated large amounts of money to the Jewish National Fund.