Porat (Hebrewפּוֹרָת‎, lit. fruitful vine) is a mixed (religious and non-religious) moshav in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain between Ein Vered and Kfar Yabetz, it falls under the jurisdiction of Lev HaSharon Regional Council. In 2019 it had a population of 1,275.[1]

Porat

פּוֹרָת
Torah scroll of the village synagogue in the 1950s
Torah scroll of the village synagogue in the 1950s
Porat is located in Central Israel
Porat
Porat
Coordinates: 32°16′40.44″N 34°56′56.04″E / 32.2779000°N 34.9489000°E / 32.2779000; 34.9489000Coordinates: 32°16′40.44″N 34°56′56.04″E / 32.2779000°N 34.9489000°E / 32.2779000; 34.9489000
CountryIsrael
DistrictCentral
CouncilLev HaSharon
AffiliationHapoel HaMizrachi
Founded1950
Population
 (2019)[1]
1,275

HistoryEdit

The village was founded in 1950. Its name is taken from the Book of Genesis 49:22;

Joseph is a fruitful vine, a fruitful vine by a fountain; its branches run over the wall.

ReferencesEdit

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