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Kfar Vitkin

Kfar Vitkin
כְּפַר וִיתְקִין
Kfar Vitkin
Kfar Vitkin

Coordinates: 32°22′54.47″N 34°52′36.83″E / 32.3817972°N 34.8768972°E / 32.3817972; 34.8768972Coordinates: 32°22′54.47″N 34°52′36.83″E / 32.3817972°N 34.8768972°E / 32.3817972; 34.8768972

Council Hefer Valley
Region Sharon plain
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1930

Kfar Vitkin (Hebrew: כְּפַר וִיתְקִין, lit. Vitkin Village) is a moshav in central Israel. Located near Netanya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hefer Valley Regional Council and was the first Jewish settlement in the valley. In 2007 it had a population of 1,700.

The community was established in 1930 by a group of 20 people, and was initially based in an old stone house. The moshav was moved to its final destination in 1933 when the founders moved into new buildings, and was named after Yosef Vitkin, an educator and leader of the Labour movement. The original house became known as "Beit HaRishonim" (House of the First). The moshav covers 150 private farms

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