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Givat Haim (Meuhad)
Founded 1952
Founded by Mapam supporters from Givat Haim
Region Hefer Valley
Affiliation Kibbutz Movement
Coordinates 32°23′30.65″N 34°55′48″E / 32.3918472°N 34.93°E / 32.3918472; 34.93Coordinates: 32°23′30.65″N 34°55′48″E / 32.3918472°N 34.93°E / 32.3918472; 34.93
Givat Haim (Meuhad) is located in Israel
Givat Haim (Meuhad)

Givat Haim (Meuhud) (Hebrew: גבעת חיים (מאוחד)‎, lit. Haim Hill (Unified)) is a kibbutz near Hadera in Israel. It falls under the jurisdiction of Hefer Valley Regional Council.

History

It was formed in 1952 by an ideological split in kibbutz Givat Haim (founded 1932), with Mapai-supporting members breaking away to create Givat Haim (Ihud), which joined the Mapai-affiliated Ihud HaKvutzot veHaKibbutzim, whilst Mapam-supporting members formed Givat Haim (Meuhad) which joined the HaKibbutz HaMeuhad movement. Today both kibbutzim belong to the Kibbutz Movement.

Economy

As well as agriculture, the kibbutz is home to Prigat, a major soft drink company in Israel.

Notable residents

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