Karmiel   כרמיאל


Karmiel is special among Israeli cities. It is a modern Jewish city located in the Beautiful central Galilee region. The name Karmiel means Vineyard of G-d and the city has a population of about 50,000 good souls.




It was established in 1964 from a master urban plan that was created and implemented by the housing ministry. 16 families moved in and by 1981 they were elevated to the status of a city. In  1986 this wonderful city won two important awards for city management and services.



The city is esthetically beautiful as it sits among the hills in the Beit HaKerem Valley. It is an example of Jewish cooperation as it is home to Jews from 75 different nations.

The city has everything needed for a family to settle and live. It has numerous elementary and high schools and a religious school. It has sports center and indoor and out door shopping centers. 



Come visit the City Hall and learn more about this special place.

The Jewel of the city  is the Braude College of Engineering. 



Here one can learn, Architecture, Mathematics, Physics, Industrial Management, and numerous engineering disciplines which include Biotechnology, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Industrial, Mechanical, and Computer Software. 

They say this about themselves, "ORT Braude College (OBC) was established in Karmiel with the goal of developing an academic center that would teach the different engineering fields and simultaneously work in cooperation with industry.....The College’s policy is to provide students with advanced, up-to-date engineering knowledge in sought after careers. The College is continually developing new study programs, in step with the country’s economic and industrial development."


Their College Library contains 27,000 books besides the hundreds and hundreds of other source materials on disks and files.

Karmiel has  popular cultural life. Every year is the famous Karmiel Dance Festival.

There is over 120 events and about 5,000 dancers taking part from Israel and other nations. 

 With 250,000 people converging on this city for the event, the city becomes a spectacular display of cultural  life and exuberance as the city is adorned music and dance.


In Karmiel one can find  the Kehilat HaKerem (Masorti) conservative synagogue. 

    They will tell you that they were,

About Originally established by a group of English-speaking Olim (from North America, England, Scotland, South Africa and others), Kehilat Hakerem’s membership now includes native Israelis and Olim primarily from Argentina and the former Soviet Union. 


Karmiel Has many new immigrants in recent years and with the help of the Karmiel absorption center they have been able to settle in well.


Set a little away from the residential area is the Karmiel industrial zone where many important businesses have set up. 

Karmiel is just a great Jewish place to live. With places to shop and many other amenities. It won a the Kaplan price for quality living and was awarded 5 stars in a competition among beautiful Israel cities.



It has excellent parks that are pleasant for the whole family. Walk among the soothing green trees and gaze at the hills. The city has a highway that come right to the front door of the city. Therefore all Israel stands before you beside the good bus service. When will you visit this Israeli Jewel that has just been uncovered.

Our Beloved G-d is preparing a place for His Sheep to pasture in.


So When Are You Coming Home?!

“Those who trust in HaShem are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so HaShem surrounds His people, from this time forth and forever.”   Tehillim  125:1-2“Those who trust in HaShem are like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem, so HaShem surrounds His people, from this time forth and ver.” 

    הודו ל'' כי טוב כי לעולם חסדו

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