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Nahalal, a moshav (communal agriculture settlement) in Israel's Jezreel Valley was the first moshav established in Israel. It derives its name from a biblical town in the of the land of the Tribe of Zebulun (of the twelve tribes of Israel).
Nahalal's founders immigrated to Palestine from Eastern Europe in what is known as the second immigration and third immigration between the years 1904-1914 (end of the Ottoman rule). After working in farming communities for approximately 10 years, the founders wished to establish a communal farming community similar to a kibbutz, but keep their individual family structure (kibbutzim had communal dining and children slept in separate housing). The Nahalal pioneers first came to its location September 11, 1921.de:Nahalal