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Alonei Yitzhak

Alonei Yitzhak
אַלּוֹנֵי יִצְחָק
Hebrew transcription(s)
 • official Allone Yizhaq
Alonei Yitzhak
Alonei Yitzhak

Coordinates: 32°30′35.99″N 35°0′18.72″E / 32.5099972°N 35.0052000°E / 32.5099972; 35.0052000Coordinates: 32°30′35.99″N 35°0′18.72″E / 32.5099972°N 35.0052000°E / 32.5099972; 35.0052000

Council Menashe
Region Sharon plain
Founded 1948
Founded by Yehiel Harif
Population (2011) 286[1]
Name meaning Yitzhak Oaks

Alonei Yitzhak (Hebrew: אַלּוֹנֵי יִצְחָק, lit. Yitzhak Oaks) is a youth village in northern Israel. Located near Binyamina, it falls under the jurisdiction of Menashe Regional Council. In 2011 it had a population of 286.[1]

The village was established in 1948 by Yehiel Harif to absorb children who had survived the Holocaust. It was named after Yitzhak Gruenbaum. Today the village is a boarding school that teaches 400 children from 7th to 12th grade.

Alonei Yitzhak nature reserve

A 31-acre nature reserve was declared in 1969,[2] mainly of old Valonia oak trees (Quercus macrolepis), in close proximity to the youth village. Other flora in the oak forest includes Cyclamen persicum, Calicotome villosa, Ephedra, Sea Squill, and Asphodelus microcarpus.[3]


External links

  • Village website (Hebrew)
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