Kfar Hess

Kfar Hess (Hebrewכְּפַר הֶס‎, lit. Hess Village) is a moshav in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain to the south-east of Tel Mond and covering 3,900 dunams, it falls under the jurisdiction of Lev HaSharon Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 1,593.[1]

Kfar Hess

כְּפַר הֶס
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Kfar Hess is located in Central Israel
Kfar Hess
Kfar Hess
Kfar Hess is located in Israel
Kfar Hess
Kfar Hess
Coordinates: 32°14′47.39″N 34°56′5.28″E / 32.2464972°N 34.9348000°E / 32.2464972; 34.9348000Coordinates: 32°14′47.39″N 34°56′5.28″E / 32.2464972°N 34.9348000°E / 32.2464972; 34.9348000
CountryIsrael
DistrictCentral
CouncilLev HaSharon
AffiliationMoshavim Movement
Founded1931
Population
 (2019)[1]
1,593
Websitewww.kfar-hess.co.il

HistoryEdit

The village was founded in 1931 as part of the Settlement of the Thousand, and together with Herut, Ein Vered, Tel Mond and Kfar Ziv, it formed part of Gush Tel Mond (lit. Tel Mond Bloc). It was named after Moses Hess, a secular Jewish philosopher and one of the founders of socialism and Labour Zionist thought.

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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