Cities in Israel

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


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Sderot is located fifteen kilometers southeast of Ashkelon.

The name of the city translates as "alleys" or "boulevards". It is connected with the event that Keren Kayemet le-Israel conducted - planting trees along the roads in the Negev desert.

The city was founded in 1951. His first inhabitants were immigrants from Morocco, Iran, Kurdistan and Tunisia.

In the 90s, the city received aliyah from the CIS countries.

The city has a large industrial zone.

In Sderot is located the Sapir Academic College.

Kikar ha-Nasi 8
Tel. 08-6620220

The National Insurance Institute of Israel ("Bituah Leumi"):
Ben-Yehuda 21
Tel. *6050, 12226050

Israeli Employment Service ("Lishkat Taasuka"):
Simtat ha-Plada 8
Tel. 08-6621111

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

City streets and attractions near the city:


The distance
(in straight line):

to Jerusalem - 63 km
to Tel Aviv - 64 km
to Haifa - 148 km
to Beer Sheva - 35 km