Or Akiva

Cities in Israel

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

Or Akiva

Or Akiva. Photo: magazin.org.il

Or Akiva is a city located three kilometers from the Mediterranean Sea, between the 2nd and 4th highway, next to Caesarea.

Or Akiva was founded in 1951. Its first inhabitants were immigrants from Morocco and Poland, later, in the early 60-ies, they were joined by Jews from India.

In the early 90s, about eight thousand immigrants arrived here - repatriates from the CIS countries.

The city is named after Rabbi Akiva. His name means "Light of Akiva". He received his name in 1953.

Rothschild 1
Tel. 06-6362756

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

Israeli Employment Service ("Lishkat Taasuka"):
Hillel 1
Tel. 04-6262711

Israel Ministry of Construction and Housing:
Tel. 03-7632777, 03-7632806

City streets and attractions near the city:

Ramat Hanadiv

Or Akiva
The distance
(in straight line):

to Jerusalem - 85 km
to Tel Aviv - 49 km
to Haifa - 35 km
to Beer Sheva - 139 km


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