"How goodly are your tents, O Jacob, your dwelling places, O Israel!"
Givat Shmuel is a city in the center of the country, in the Sharon Valley, next to Bnei Brak, Petah Tikva and Ramat Gan.
The name of the city is translated as "Shmuel Hill" and given to him in honor of Shmuel Pineles, Zionist leader from Romania.
The city was founded in 1944 by a group of repatriates from Romania.
In the 50's and 60's Givat-Shmuel took repatriates - immigrants from Algeria, Morocco, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Bulgaria, Poland and Romania. Later, they were joined by repatriates from the USSR.
In 1998, Givat Shmuel grew strongly and its population doubled.
Givat Shmuel received the status of the city in 2007.
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Israel Ministry of Construction and Housing:
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