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Ramat David
Ramat David
(Hebrew: רָמַת דָּוִד‬, lit. David Heights) is a kibbutz in northern Israel.[2] Located in the Jezreel Valley
Jezreel Valley
near Ramat David
Ramat David
Airbase, it falls under the jurisdiction of Jezreel Valley Regional Council. In 2016 it had a population of 493.[1] History[edit] The kibbutz was established in 1926, and was named after David Lloyd George, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
when the Balfour Declaration was made. The German-Jewish architect Richard Kaufmann drew up plans for the design of Ramat David
Ramat David
in 1931.[3] The author Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl
landed his RAF Hurricane at the British Mandate airstrip at Ramat David
Ramat David
early in 1941.[4] He describes the German Jewish refugee children living there at that time in his autobiography Going Solo. Notable residents[edit]

Zvi Yanai

References[edit]

^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved September 26, 2017.  ^ From Jerusalem to Beverly Hills: Memoir of a Palestinian Jew, Eitan Gonen ^ The Changing Landscape of a Utopia: The Landscape and Gardens of the Kibbutz, Past and Present, Shmuel Burmil and Ruth Enis ^ From Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl
to Ezer Weizmann, Historic Air Force Building at Ramat David
Ramat David
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Jezreel Valley
Jezreel Valley
Regional Council

Kibbutzim

Alonim Dovrat Ein Dor Gazit Gvat Ginegar Hanaton Harduf HaSolelim Kfar HaHoresh Merhavia Mizra Ramat David Sarid Yifat

Moshavim

Alonei Abba Balfouria Beit She'arim Beit Zaid Bethlehem of Galilee HaYogev Kfar Baruch Kfar Gidon Kfar Yehoshua Merhavia Nahalal Sde Ya'akov Tel Adashim Tzippori

Community settlements

Adi Ahuzat Barak Alon HaGalil Givat Ela Hoshaya Shimshit Timrat

Arab villages

Manshiya Zabda S

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