() is a kibbutz
in northern Israel
. Located in the Galilee
about 30 km southeast of Haifa
, it falls under the jurisdiction of Megiddo Regional Council
. In 2006 it had a population of 737.
The temporary settlement
Kibbutz Dalia was created by uniting two communities affiliated with Hashomer Hatzair
. The first kibbutz, "BaMa'ale", consisted of members from Romania
. Many of them finished training in agriculture and industry in their respective countries, and were later united as a group for immigration. The first immigrants arrived in Israel in 1933, and stayed mainly in Magdiel
and in Kfar Malal
in Hadar Ramatayim
. They worked in agriculture and various other temporary jobs while waiting for permission from the Jewish Agency
to settle permanently. In addition to cultural and communal activities, the members were also intensively engaged in energetic political activities. The second kibbutz, "BaMifne" in Karkur
, consisted of members from Germany. Before immigrating, most of them finished training in agriculture in Denmark, while others had studied in Germany, France and England. The first members immigrated in 1933, while other members arrived in "Bamifneh", the settlement, where they expected to lay the foundation of their new kibbutz. In "Bamifneh" the members worked in agriculture, mainly tending vegetable gardens in the area, about 40 dunams (40,000 m²), along with construction work at Gan......