Hazor HaGlilit is a town in northern Israel near Rosh Pinna and Safed. It is named after the biblical site of Tel Hazor. It was established as a development town in the 1950s and is home to people from many different backgrounds, though in the early years, residents were mainly of Moroccan descent. In 2016 it had a population of around 9,000.
Recently the council, together with the national government, has set a goal of doubling the five year period. This rapid growth offers many opportunities but also challenges, one of is how to harmonize newcomers with the which different established number of residents within a communities. Accordingly, the council is developing a strategic plan specifically related to community cohesion.
INTERVENTION TYPE: Creation of a community development master plan to address the locality’s goal of doubling the number of residents by 2023.