Wide-open green spaces, the best of Israeli culture, a close proximity to main commercial centers, and a warm, cohesive community -that’s Yavne!
Famed for being the ancient seat of the revered Sanhedrin, Yavne is known today as a flourishing, progressive-thinking city that is home to a diverse population of young and old.
Throughout the years, Yavne has succeeded in maintaining its distinctive community identity.
Today the city is renowned for its emphasis on excellence in such realms as education, urban planning, employment, the environment, and housing.
Yavne is located in the center of the Coastal Plain, on main transportation hubs to Tel Aviv,Ashdod, Rishon L’Tzion and Rehovot:
Community comes first in Yavne, and stands prominently at the heart of the city’s endeavors. It’s no surprise to see the wealth of cultural and community activities that Yavne’s residents enjoy:
In Yavne, it’s not the places you know, but the people you know.
That’s how it is in a community-minded city! Here’s a brief look at some of the places that every Yavne resident knows:
The city of Yavne places the highest priority on educational excellence for its 8,700 students, from kindergarten to high school.
In 2006, the city won national recognition for its efforts, clinching the Israeli Education Award for the best schools in the nation.
Yavne’s schools are known for their ongoing innovations in curriculum and enrichment programs, excelling in computer studies, state-of-the-art laboratories and technological facilities.
Yet Yavne’s schools go one very unique step further to serve as community-active institutions.
The schoolchildren are totally involved in the community in which they live, creating an interactive circle of reciprocity between parents, students and the city’s population at large.
Yavne also offers a number of youth movements for its young citizens, including Boy and Girl Scouts, HaShomer HaTzair, B’nai Akiva, and a range of nature clubs sponsored by the Jewish National Fund.
The city ofYavneenthusiastically fosters the city’s industry and major employment centers, and offers incentives for the creation of new initiatives.
As a result, some ofIsrael’s leading industries have relocated to Yavne over recent years.
The city boasts two thriving industrial districts and a commercial park. An Industrial Park encompassing 420 acres is host to over 250 factories in a diverse realm of production, employing more than 8,000 men and women.
In addition, Yavne is an easy commute to such major Israeli employment centers as Tel Aviv, the Tamar high-tech Science Parkin Rehovot, seaports and airports.
This strategic proximity enables Yavne’s residents to take a major role in Israeli industry while enjoying a high-level quality of life—and belonging to the warm, caring community of Yavne.
Yavne is one of the sole Israeli cities to enjoy a positive migration, and is thus committed to pursue urban development for the wellbeing of its population.
“Park HaNachal” and the new promenade just outside Azorim Park Yavne offer a number of grassy playground and recreation areas, extending all the way to the northern edge of the city.