Talmei Bilu

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Talmei Bilu
Talmei Bilu Street.jpg
Talmei Bilu is located in Northwest Negev region of Israel
Talmei Bilu
Talmei Bilu
Coordinates: 31°26′16.79″N 34°38′42.72″E / 31.4379972°N 34.6452000°E / 31.4379972; 34.6452000Coordinates: 31°26′16.79″N 34°38′42.72″E / 31.4379972°N 34.6452000°E / 31.4379972; 34.6452000
District Southern
Council Merhavim
Affiliation Hitahdut HaIkarim
Founded 1953
Founded by Kurdish and Romanian Jews
Population (2017) 485[1]

Talmei Bilu (Hebrew: תַּלְמֵי בִּיל"וּ‬, lit. Bilu Furrows) is a moshav in southern Israel. Located in the north-western Negev near Netivot and Rahat, it falls under the jurisdiction of Merhavim Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 485.[1]

History[edit]

The moshav was established in 1953 by immigrants from Kurdistan and Romania. Its name marked the 70th anniversary of the first Bilu arriving in the Land of Israel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018. 

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