Glil Yam

Glil Yam
גְּלִיל יָם
Glil Yam
Coordinates: 32°9′23.75″N 34°49′51.23″E / 32.1565972°N 34.8308972°E / 32.1565972; 34.8308972Coordinates: 32°9′23.75″N 34°49′51.23″E / 32.1565972°N 34.8308972°E / 32.1565972; 34.8308972
District Tel Aviv
Council Hof HaSharon
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Founded 1943
Population (2015)[1] 470

Glil Yam (Hebrew: גְּלִיל יָם) is a kibbutz in central Israel. Located in the Sharon plain between Ramat HaSharon and Herzliya, it falls under the jurisdiction of Hof HaSharon Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 470.


The kibbutz was established in 1943 by a group which had formed in 1933. The land on which the village was founded had been bought from the Arab village of Ijlil by the Jewish National Fund. Its name is mentioned in the book of Samaritans, which was also preserved in the name of the Arab village.


  1. "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016.

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