Lakhish Regional Council

Lakhish Regional Council (Hebrew: מועצה אזורית לכיש‎, Mo'atza Azorit Lakhish) is a regional council in the South District of Israel. It surrounds the ancient city of Lakhish and the modern city of Kiryat Gat. It was founded in 1955. Today it includes 15 moshavim and one village, as listed below. As of 2008, three new communities are being built in eastern Lakhish, and some old communities are being expanded. Rabbis Shabtai Ben Hayyim and Ya'akov Alkabetz serve as rabbis of the council.

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Lakhish Regional Council - List of Villages
... The following villages are subject to the council ... Ahuzam Amatzia Haruv Lakhish Menuha Nir Hen Nehora Noga Otzem Sde David Sde Moshe Shahar Shekef Tlamim Yad Natan Zohar ...
... It belongs to the Lakhish Regional Council ... Nehora was founded in 1955 as part of the program to inhabit Hevel Lakhish and was intended to serve as a center of services for surrounding communities ... A shopping center, regional school and the offices of the Lakhish Regional Council are located there ...

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