Northern Communities2019-03-10T17:00:41+03:00

Northern Community Profiles

Whether you are looking for a city, small town or yishuv, whether you seek a community that is secular, religious or diverse, the North has a wealth of communities to choose from.

Acco

Acco is a bustling coastal city in northern Israel with a unique sense of ancient history, modern amenities, parks culture and community.

Afula

Afula was founded with a vision of becoming a hub city for residents of Emek Yizrael. The city has a relaxed and friendly feel, which complements the quality of life it offers its residents.

Avtalyon

Founded in 1986, Avtalyon is considered one of the younger Misgav communities. Most of the adults are "Thirty Something" and there are 140 children in the community aged 0-18.

Bar Yochai

Bar Yochai is a religious, Zionist community named after Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, author of the Zohar, whose grave is located on Moshav Meron just a few minutes from the Yishuv.

Beit Rimon

The history of Beit Rimon began in 1979, when a group of pioneers from England - together with a Nachal army group and the Kibbutz Hadati Movement - moved to a hill on the Turan mountain range, and made it their home.

Ein Hanatziv

Kibbutz Ein Hanatziv, located in the Beit Shean Valley, is named after Rabbi Tzvi Yehudah Berlin, whose initials form the acronym by which he is known -- the Natziv from Volozhin.

Eshchar

Eshchar is a community village in the Misgav region of the Western Galilee where both religious and secular residents live together in harmony and mutual respect. The community's aim is to live in

Golan

The communities on the Golan offer a high quality of life. The Golan is known to be one of the most beautiful areas in Israel, with excellent weather: evenings bring cooler air, while summer days are hot and dry. The area has many hiking trails,

Haifa

Israel’s third largest city, Haifa overlooks the Mediterranean Sea and provides easy access to all other parts of the country. It offers a wide array of communities, job opportunities, and resources for new Olim.

Har Halutz

Har Halutz is a community village in the central Galilee, situated at the top of a steep escarpment close to the Tefen Industrial Park. The village was established in 1985 by a core group of families from the United States who are affiliated with Reform Judaism. Har Halutz provides an open, warmhearted, pluralistic and multi-age community.

Hatzor Haglilit

Hatzor Haglilit is a young, warm and welcoming community ready to absorb new residents from all over the world. Located in the beautiful Upper Galilee, the town offers affordable housing and cost of living, excellent access to public transportation all over Israel, and a full range of services

Hispin

Founded in 1977, Hispin is considered the hub for religious communities in the area. Approximately 200 families (including 630 children) live in Hispin; and the Yishuv is expected to grow to a total of 250 families.

Karmiel

The beautiful city of Karmiel lies on the road between Acre and Tzfeat. With a population of 50,000, it offers the amenities of a big city while still providing a small-town atmosphere and scenic surroundings.

Kibbutz Hannaton

Kibbutz Hannaton, founded in 1983 as a Masorti (Conservative) kibbutz, is situated in the lower part of the Western Galilee midway between Haifa and Tiberias. In the summer of 2008 the Kibbutz voted to become a “kibbutz mit’hadesh” (a revitalized kibbutz), in which it maintains some of the cooperative elements of the original kibbutz system but is privatized.

Kiryat Shmuel

Kiryat Shmuel is a neighborhood located in the Krayot area, between Haifa and Acco, on the Haifa Bay Coast, and is part of the Haifa municipality. It is a quiet neighborhood, but close to the big city and very close to the beach.

Kiryat Tivon

Kiryat Tivon is located about 15 kilometers southeast of Haifa, on the ruins of the Second Temple period city of Bet Shearim, in the hills between Emek Yizrael and Emek Zvulun. With a population of slightly over 17,000, Tivon is a 70-year-old, quiet and well-established picturesque suburban community, characterized by an abundance of greenery, private homes, small apartment buildings and excellent municipal services.

Lavon

Lavon is a community village in the central Galilee, situated on beautiful mountain slopes, overlooking Karmiel, the Mediterranean coast and the hills of the Lower Galilee.

Ma’alot

Viewing Ma'alot's modern day idyllic atmosphere, with lush vegetation and flora, it is easy to forget the city's early days as a development town for Moroccan and Iraqi Olim. Today, Ma'alot is at the heart of the hi-tech center that has revitalized the economy

Manof

Manof is located in the central Galil, a beautiful and well tended community village situated on Mount Shechaniya. It was established in 1980 by a core group of South African immigrants,

Migdal HaEmek

Migdal HaEmek, best translated as “The Tower of the Valley” is so called because of its geographical location. The city stands as a tower, overlooking Emek Yizrael (the Jezreal Valley), the Carmel mountains, and the Lower Galilee. Although situated only 280 meters in altitude, the views that can be seen surrounding the city are breathtaking.

Misgav

Misgav is comprised of: Avtalyon, Eshchar, Har Halutz, Karmiel, Lavon, Manof, Misgav, Moreshet, Shorashim, Tal El and Tuval. Misgav is a region comprised of many small communities. The 35 villages of Misgav spread out over an area of 50,000 acres with a total population of 21,000 residents, including 5,500 Bedouins. Within those communities are 29 Jewish Yishuvim (villages), each of which may be as small as 50 families or as large as 300. Residents of Misgav generally enjoy a high quality of life, rich in the communal experience. Since the Go North program started in 2009, Olim have made Aliyah to the following communities: Moreshet, Eshchar, Shorashim Atzmon, Hararit, Yuvalim, Har Halutz, Moran, Tzurit and Tal El.

Mitzpeh Netofa

The residents of Mitzpe Netufa confess that they never really get entirely accustomed to the beauty of their home. Even those who have lived on the Yishuv for twenty years still wake up, look outside at the mountains and lush vegetation, and find it difficult to imagine living anywhere else.

Moreshet

Moreshet is a Religious-Zionist community village in the central Galilee, a mere 20 minute drive from the Krayot and Karmiel. The Yishuv overlooks a stunning view of the Haifa Bay and

Moshav Yonatan

Moshav Yonatan was founded in 1975 in memory of Yonatan Rosenman, who was killed in the Yom Kippur war in the area. His brother, Didi Yadin, is a member of the small group of farmers who took the initiative to start this agricultural community in the Golan Heights.

Nahariya

Located on a stunning stretch of Mediterranean coast, Nahariyah is a favorite retirement location for many Olim. It offers easy transportation solutions to other parts of Israel, and boasts an array of outdoor attractions and activities.

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