Benei Deror

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BENEI DEROR (Heb. בְּנֵי דְּרוֹר, "Sons of Freedom"), moshav in the southern Sharon, Israel, affiliated with Tenu'at ha-Moshavim, founded in 1946 by World War ii veterans who were joined by immigrants from Turkey in 1949. Its economy was based on avocado plantations, citrus groves, a plant nursery, and milch cattle. In 1968 its population was 231, in the mid-1990s it increased to 300, and by 2002 it stood at 841.


[Efraim Orni]