Sha'ar HaAmakim

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Sha'ar HaAmakim
Founded1935
Founded byRomanian and Yugoslavian immigrants
CouncilZevulun Regional Council
AffiliationKibbutz Movement
Coordinates32°43′22.79″N 35°6′47.88″E / 32.7229972°N 35.1133°E / 32.7229972; 35.1133Coordinates: 32°43′22.79″N 35°6′47.88″E / 32.7229972°N 35.1133°E / 32.7229972; 35.1133
Sha'ar HaAmakim is located in Israel
Sha'ar HaAmakim
Websitewww.s-h.org.il
 
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Sha'ar HaAmakim
Founded1935
Founded byRomanian and Yugoslavian immigrants
CouncilZevulun Regional Council
AffiliationKibbutz Movement
Coordinates32°43′22.79″N 35°6′47.88″E / 32.7229972°N 35.1133°E / 32.7229972; 35.1133Coordinates: 32°43′22.79″N 35°6′47.88″E / 32.7229972°N 35.1133°E / 32.7229972; 35.1133
Sha'ar HaAmakim is located in Israel
Sha'ar HaAmakim
Websitewww.s-h.org.il

Sha'ar HaAmakim (Hebrew: שַׁעַר הַעֲמָקִים‎‎, lit. Gate of the Valleys) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located near Kiryat Tiv'on, it falls under the jurisdiction of Zevulun Regional Council. In 2006 it had a population of 548.

Sha'ar HaAmakim in the 1950s

The village was founded in 1935 by immigrants from Romania and Yugoslavia. Its name is derived from the nearby confluence of the Jezreel and Zevulun Valley's.

Most of the kibbutz members work in the Chromogen solar water heater factory, whilst the remainder work in agriculture.

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