Cities in Israel

"How goodly are your tents, O Jacob, your dwelling places, O Israel!"
(BaMidbar 24:5)


Wikimedia Commons/Photo: Merkaz Lahava Netivot (CC BY 2.5)

Netivot is a city in the south of Israel. It is located 30 kilometers west of Ashkelon.

Netivot was founded in 1956. His first inhabitants were immigrants from Morocco and Tunisia.

The status of the city Netivot received in 2000.

In Netivot lived Rabbi Israel Abu-Hatzira (1889-1984) (Baba Sali). The grave of Baba Sali has become a place of pilgrimage for immigrants from the countries of North Africa.

In the 90 years in Netivot arrived 5-6 thousand immigrants from the CIS countries.

Kikar Yahadut Tzarfat 4
Tel. 08-9938700, 08-9938701

The National Insurance Institute of Israel ("Bituah Leumi"):
Sderot Yerushalayim 8
Tel. *6050, 12226050

Israeli Employment Service ("Lishkat Taasuka"):
Sderot Yerushalayim 12
Tel. 08-9939333

Israel Ministry of Construction and Housing:
Tel. 08-6263660

City streets and attractions near the city:


The distance
(in straight line):

to Jerusalem - 69 km
to Tel Aviv - 75 km
to Haifa - 159 km
to Beer Sheva - 26 km