Har Yona (Hebrew: ####, more accurately Har Yona Gimmel) is an exclusively Chareidi neighbothood in Nof HaGalil.
The neighborhood was built for the Chareidi community and was announced by the municipality as a Chareidi neighborhood.
In the summer of 2015, Litvish families began moving in.
In 2018, Chassidish families, including Belz, Toldos Avraham Yitzchak and Breslov, also began to arrive.
There are large areas for future construction and the neighborhood is expected to be a large Chareidi population center.
All kinds of frum families live here - Litvish, Chassidish, Sephardic.
Rabbi of the community - Rabbi Meir Yehuda Fischer shlita
Rabbi of the "Ohel Yaakov" Litvish community - Rabbi Shlomo Lifshitz shlita
Rabbi of the Sephardic community - Rabbi Natan Ben-Senior shlita
Rabbi of the Belz community - Rabbi Naftali Ofman shlita
Rabbi of the Toldos Avraham Yitzchak community - Rabbi Brandsdorfer shlita
Ohel Yaakov Bnei Yeshivos
The Sephardic shul
The Ashkenazi shul
The Toldos Avraham Yitzchak shul
There are kindergartens and a Talmudei Torah until the third grade.
Local school for girls up to fourth grade. The rest of the children are sent to nearby areas.
Groups & Programs
Geography & Climate
Har Yonah is a beautiful neighborhood in Nof HaGalil, a city in the Lower Galilee. It is about 20 minutes from Tveria, 20 minutes from Afula and about 40 minutes from Haifa.
The weather on Har Yona is unique that is not found anywhere else in the country - fresh and pleasant air all year round.
In the winter, it is less cold than Yerushalayim. In the summer it is very pleasant even without air-conditioning
Public transport is active at all hours of the day. There are buses to & from Yerushalayim, Bnei Brak, Tel Aviv, Afula, Tzefas, Meron and Tveria.
There are local sales in the neighborhood.
Most shopping is done in the city, within a 10-20 minute drive.
Clalit, Maccabi, and Meuhedet HMOs in the neighborhood, Leumit nearby.
Haemek Hospital in Afula is about a 30 minute drive and Poria Hospital in Tveria is about a 20 minute drive.
There are MDA medics and Hatzalah in the neighborhood.
Community Codes & Standards
Har Yona is a relatively new neighborhood, and therefore the whole process here is a process of starting something new.
After five years, the place is in very advanced stages of development, but otherwise it's still in the process.
Everyone who comes here with will and patience enjoys the place despite all the development challenges.
The community atmosphere is very special and everyone helps each other.
Why Har Yona?
Of all the new communities in the north and south of the country, Har Yona is probably the only neighborhood where everyone are shomrei Torah umitzvos.
The desire of the locals to have the community grow is amazing and therefore with siyata diShmaya we see tremendous success of the place.
Gedolei Hador, famous roshei yeshivah and rabbonim, invest a lot of time and energy in helping the Har Yonah neighborhood and its residents in every way possible, since they see that there is a future of a special community here.
The community life here is amazing so everyone finds their place and enjoys it here
All this is besides for the weather and the scenery that exists here.
Shmuel Rand 050-4125238
Eretz Chemdah article - "Contributing to Yishuv Eretz Yisroel"