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Ma'abarot
Ma'abarot
Ma'abarot
(Hebrew: מַעְבָּרוֹת‎) were refugee absorption camps in Israel
Israel
in the 1950s. The Ma'abarot
Ma'abarot
were meant to provide accommodation for the large influx of Jewish refugees
Jewish refugees
and new Jewish immigrants (olim) arriving to the newly independent State of Israel, replacing the less habitable immigrant camps or tent cities. The ma'abarot began to decline by mid-1950s and were largely transformed into Development Towns. The last Ma'abara was closed in 1963.Contents1 Etymology 2 History 3 Media and popular culture 4 See also 5 ReferencesEtymology[edit]Ma'abara in Beit LidThe Hebrew word Ma'abara (singular) derives from the word ma'avar (Hebrew: מעבר‎, transit). Ma'abarot
Ma'abarot
(plural) were meant to be temporary communities for the new arrivals
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North Africa
North Africa
Africa
is a collective term for a group of Mediterranean countries situated in the northern-most region of the African continent. The term "North Africa" has no single accepted definition. It is sometimes defined as stretching from the Atlantic
Atlantic
shores of Morocco
Morocco
in the west, to the Suez Canal
Suez Canal
and the Red Sea
Red Sea
in the east. Others have limited it to the countries of Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia, a region known by the French during colonial times as “Afrique du Nord” and by the Arabs
Arabs
as the Maghreb
Maghreb
(“West”). The most commonly accepted definition includes Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia, as well as Libya
Libya
and Egypt
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Jewish Refugees
In Jewish
Jewish
history, Jews
Jews
have experienced numerous mass expulsions or ostracism by various local authorities and have sought refuge in other countries. The Land of Israel
Land of Israel
was always regarded by Jews
Jews
as the Jewish
Jewish
homeland, though throughout most of Jewish history
Jewish history
they were barred from the land. After its establishment in 1948, the State of Israel
State of Israel
adopted the 1950 Law of Return
Law of Return
restoring Israel as the Jewish
Jewish
homeland and making it the place of refuge for Jewish refugees
Jewish refugees
at the time and into the future
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Ephraim Kishon
 Ephraim Kishon (help·info) (Hebrew: אפרים קישון‎, August 23, 1924 – January 29, 2005) was an Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated film director. He was one of the most widely read contemporary satirists in the world.[1][2][3]Contents1 Biography 2 Literary career 3 Chess 4 Published works4.1 Books 4.2 Plays 4.3 Films5 Awards 6 See also 7 References 8 External linksBiography[edit] Ephraim Kishon
Ephraim Kishon
was born on August 23, 1924 by the name of Ferenc Hoffmann into a middle-class Jewish family in Budapest, Hungary. In his youth he knew neither Hebrew
Hebrew
nor Yiddish. His father worked as a bank manager and his mother was a former secretary. Kishon also had a sister who was a writer. His writing talent became evident in his youth. In 1940 he won his first prize for writing a novel for high school students
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Yokneam Illit
Yokneam Illit
Yokneam Illit
(Hebrew: יָקְנְעָם עילית‬), also Yoqne'am Illit and Jokneam Illit, is a city in northern Israel. It is located in a hilly region of the lower Galilee at the base of the Carmel Mountains
Carmel Mountains
and overlooks the Jezreel Valley, 21 kilometres (13 miles) from Haifa
Haifa
and 80 kilometres (50 mi) from Tel Aviv. Yokneam is known as Israel's "Startup Village" because its high-tech hub is surrounded by forest and small communities.[2] Yokneam Illit
Yokneam Illit
was founded in 1950 and became a local authority in 1967, and a city in 2007. The city is located alongside the country’s major highways – Highway 70 and Highway 6
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Hebrew Language
Hebrew (/ˈhiːbruː/; עִבְרִית, Ivrit [ʔivˈʁit] ( listen) or [ʕivˈɾit] ( listen)) is a Northwest Semitic language native to Israel, spoken by over 9 million people worldwide.[8][9] Historically, it is regarded as the language of the Israelites
Israelites
and their ancestors, although the language was not referred to by the name Hebrew in the Tanakh.[note 1] The earliest examples of written Paleo-Hebrew date from the 10th century BCE.[10] Hebrew belongs to the West Semitic branch of the Afroasiatic language family
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
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Nahariya
Nahariya
Nahariya
(Hebrew: נַהֲרִיָּה‬) is the northernmost coastal city in Israel. In 2016 it had a population of 54,903.[1]Contents1 Etymology 2 History2.1 Antiquity 2.2 Byzantine Period 2.3 British Mandate of Palestine 2.4 State of Israel3 Economy 4 Tourism 5 Transportation 6 Demographics 7 Schools and public institutions 8 Notable residents 9 Twin towns — sister cities 10 References 11 External linksEtymology[edit] Nahariya
Nahariya
takes its name from the stream of Ga'aton (river is nahar in Hebrew), which bisects it. History[edit] Antiquity[edit] The ruins of a 3,400-year-old Bronze Age citadel were found in the coastal city of Nahariya
Nahariya
near the beach on Balfour Street,[2] at a site known to archaeologists as Khirbet Kabarsa.[3] The citadel was an administrative center serving the mariners who sailed along the Mediterranean coast
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Middle East
The Middle East[note 1] is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey
Turkey
(both Asian and European), and Egypt
Egypt
(which is mostly in North Africa). The corresponding adjective is Middle Eastern and the derived noun is Middle Easterner. The term has come into wider usage as a replacement of the term Near East
Near East
(as opposed to the Far East) beginning in the early 20th century. Arabs, Turks, Persians, Kurds, and Azeris (excluding Azerbaijan) constitute the largest ethnic groups in the region by population.[2] Minorities of the Middle East
Middle East
include Jews, Baloch, Greeks, Assyrians, and other Arameans, Berbers, Circassians
Circassians
(including Kabardians), Copts, Druze, Lurs, Mandaeans, Samaritans, Shabaks, Tats, and Zazas. In the Middle East, there is also a Romani community
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Beit Lid
Beit Lid
Beit Lid
(Arabic: بيت ليد‎) is a Palestinian town in the Tulkarm Governorate
Tulkarm Governorate
in the northeastern West Bank, located a few kilometers southwest of Tulkarm
Tulkarm
and west of Nablus. According to the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, the town had a population of 4,994 inhabitants in 2007.[2] In 1922, it had 653 inhabitants,[3] which rose to 1,807 in 1961.[4]Contents1 History1.1 Ottoman era 1.2 British Mandate era 1.3 1948-1967 1.4 Post-19671.4.1 Economy2 References 3 Bibliography 4 External linksHistory[edit] Byzantine ceramics have been found here.[5] The village mosque has a large gate with a triple arch. An inscription over the lintel is a construction text, commemorating the building of the mosque. It dates from the late Mamluk, or early Ottoman period.[6] Ottoman era[edit] Beit Lid, like all of Palestine was incorporated into the Ottoman Empire in 1517
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Austerity In Israel
From 1949 to 1959, the state of Israel
Israel
was, to a varying extent, under a regime of austerity (Hebrew: צנע‬, Tzena'), during which rationing and similar measures were enforced. Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv
residents standing in line to buy food rations, 1954Contents1 Rationale 2 Life under austerity 3 End of austerity 4 Results 5 See also 6 ReferencesRationale[edit] Soon after establishment in 1948, the emerging state of Israel
Israel
found itself lacking in both food and foreign currency. In just three and a half years, the Jewish population of Israel
Israel
had doubled, increased by nearly 700,000 immigrants
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Kiryat Shmona
Kiryat Shmona
Kiryat Shmona
(Hebrew: קִרְיַת שְׁמוֹנָה‬, lit. Town of the Eight) is a city located in the Northern District of Israel
Israel
on the western slopes of the Hula Valley
Hula Valley
near the Lebanese border. The city was named after the eight people, including Joseph Trumpeldor, who died in 1920 defending Tel Hai. In 2016 it had a population of 22,948,[1] the majority of whom are Jews, particularly of Moroccan extraction
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Sderot
Sderot
Sderot
(Hebrew: שְׂדֵרוֹת‎, Hebrew pronunciation: [sdeˈʁot], lit. Boulevards) is a western Negev city and former development town in the Southern District of Israel. In 2016 it had a population of 24,016.[1] Sderot
Sderot
is located less than a mile from Gaza (the closest point is 840 m),[2] and has been an ongoing target of Qassam rocket
Qassam rocket
attacks from the Gaza Strip
Gaza Strip
since 2001. Between 2001 and 2008, rocket attacks on the city killed 13 people, wounded dozens, caused millions of dollars in damage and profoundly disrupted daily life.[3] Although rocket fire subsided after the Gaza War, the city has come under rocket attack on occasion since that time
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Beit She'an
 Beit She'an (help·info) (Hebrew: בֵּית שְׁאָן‬ Beth Šəān; Arabic: بيسان‎,  Beesān (help·info), Beisan or Bisan),[2] is a city in the Northern District of Israel
Israel
which has played historically an important role due to its geographical location, at the junction of the Jordan River Valley and the Jezreel Valley
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Israel
Coordinates: 31°N 35°E / 31°N 35°E / 31; 35State of Israelמְדִינַת יִשְׂרָאֵל (Hebrew) دَوْلَة إِسْرَائِيل (Arabic)FlagEmblemAnthem: "Hatikvah" (Hebrew for "The Hope")(pre-) 1967 border (Green Line)Capital and largest city Jerusalem
Jerusalem
(limited recognition)[fn 1] 31°47′N 35°13′E / 31.783°N 35.217°E / 31.783; 35.217Official languagesHebrew ArabicEthnic
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Migdal HaEmek
Migdal HaEmek
Migdal HaEmek
(Hebrew: מִגְדַּל הָעֶמֶק‬, lit. Tower of the Valley, also officially spelt Migdal HaEmeq, Arabic: مجدال هعيمق‎) is a city in the Northern District of Israel. In 2016 it had a population of 25,084.[1] There is a tower to the north-east, above the town.Contents1 History1.1 Background and establishment2 Demographics 3 Education 4 Economy 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] Background and establishment[edit] See also: Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries
Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries
and Al-Mujaydil § 1948 and aftermathYad LaBanim soldiers memorial in Migdal HaEmekPrior to 1953, the area nearest to where Migdal HaEmek
Migdal HaEmek
was founded was an Arab Palestinian village named al-Mujaydil
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