- This article is about the moshav. For the Biblical name, see Ahihud (name).
is a moshav
in the Western Galilee
in northern Israel
, about 9 km east of Acre
. It was founded in 1950. It belongs to the Moshavim Movement
and falls within the jurisdiction of the Mateh Asher Regional Council
. The name of Ahihud
is taken from a Biblical verse: "The leader of the tribe of Asher
was Ahihud, son of Shlomi" (Numbers
After sources of water enabling the establishment of permanent settlements were discovered in the region, kibbutz Yasur was founded. Its area is 1,800 dunams, and most of its residents are immigrants to Israel from Yemen.
Today (2008) the moshav contains about 170 families in closely packed houses. The nature of the moshav is becoming less agricultural and is changing to a modern industrial work model.
External links (Hebrew)
- Ahihud Authority for Development of the Galilee