Adjacent to the Haifa metropolis, Kiryat Bialik takes its place among the kraiyot (suburbs north of Haifa), bearing the name of famed Jewish poet Chaim Nachman Bialik.

Kiryat Bialik, known today by its landmark shopping mall, the Kiryon, is a tranquil, attractive city where residents enjoy the best of both worlds—high quality of life, within easy access to the commercial and industrial workplaces of Israel’s north.

Thanks to its close proximity to major traffic arteries and its ever-growing public transportation system, Kiryat Bialik residents have quick, easy access to the commercial and cultural centers throughout the north ofIsrael.

The Acco-Haifa Road(Highway #4) crosses Kiryat Bialik to the west, enabling rapid access to Haifa. In 2013, the new Kraiyot Bypass (Ring) Road is scheduled to be completed. Close to Kiryat Bialik, this new road will smoothly connect to theCarmel Tunnel Road and enable travelers to rapidly cross the Carmel Mountain Range.

Plus—Kiryat Bialik’s close proximity to the Acco-Haifa Roadmain highways enables excellent access to the public transportation running on the main road. In addition, the rapid transport “Metronit” bus system will soon begin to operate near Kiryat Bialik, enabling quick access to the kraiyot andHaifa areas.



Kiryat Bialik takes pride in offering residents of all ages a rich selection of cultural and leisure-time activities for quality enjoyment.

  • The Kiryon Shopping Mall—Not only residents of Kiryat Bialik know the Kiryon---its fame has travelled throughout Israel’s entire north, attracting visitors to its wide variety of shops, cafes and restaurants. Beyond, the Kiryon serves as a dynamic meeting place for friends and the community alike, featuring a range of meetings and activities for all ages, plus special exhibits and events.

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  •  The “Afek” Country Club—offers neighborhood residents a wide variety of sports and leisure facilities, including a choice of swimming pools (half-Olympic-size, children’s pools, Jacuzzi®, and more), wet and dry saunas, a table-tennis room, health center, Weight Watcher’s group, fitness room, popular sports activities and exercise classes for men and women, from beginners to advanced level.

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  • “Park Esther”—A huge game park spanning three acres in the Afek neighborhood adjacent to the Kraiyot Magistrate Court. Park Esther is a major center for children, youth and adult activities. The park features distinctive game facilities, fitness facilities, picnic and rest areas, broad lawns and trails.

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  • Beit Katz—the first Jewish home in theZebulonValleyin theHaifaBaywas built by Efraim and Sabina Katz in 1925. Today Beit Katz (“Katz House”) serves as a cultural center to honor Kiryat Bialik’s founding father. 
    The Center hosts various activities and courses.

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  • The Ein Afek Nature Reserve—located near Kiryat Bialik, this nature reserve is the final remnant of the swamps of theNaamanRiver, whose source lies within the boundaries of the Reserve.
    A wooden trail stretches across the swamp to enable visitors a close-up look at the area’s flora and fauna.
    In winter, the Reserve is a sanctuary for such migrating birds as pelicans, cranes, geese and more. In spring, the Reserve is alive with beautiful flowers in bloom.
    The Nature Reserve features a study and guidance center, plus an audio-visual presentation for the entire family.

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  • Bialik’s Parliament—Every city has its own parliament. In Kiryat Bialik, the Parliament has declared its seat to be in the Kiryon Shopping Mall. 

Composed of a select group of the city’s longtime residents, Bialik’s Parliament offers its visitors a rare look at life in Kiryat Bialik in the past and present from the viewpoint of these old-timers who have personally watched the city grow and develop.

You’re invited to come to the Kiryon, settle down at one of the Parliament’s tables, order some espresso or a soft drink, and enjoy the reminiscences, discussions and smiles.


  • Check Out the Neighbors—Kiryat Bialik’s place among the five kraiyot (suburbs north of Haifa) enables its residents to enjoy the large number of activities and centers throughout the entire area. 

So, don’t be surprised if you run into Kiryat Bialik citizens strolling along the Street of the Pubs and coffee houses of Kiryat Chaim, feeding a baby goat in the Petting Zoo of Kiryat Motzkin, or just gazing at the sea in Kiryat Yam.



Kiryat Bialik boasts an active, thriving educational system, which strives to provide every student with the highest quality education possible.

There are 28 kindergartens in the city, focusing upon these areas of childhood development: motor skills, sensory skills, cognitive skills, the emotional realm, and social and esthetic skills.

 In addition, Kiryat Bialik has two junior high schools for science and the arts, as well as theORTBialikHigh School.
 

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  • TO THE “ORT DAFNA” JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL WEBSITE >>


 

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A network of informal education also operates within the city, granting students quality leisure time and enrichment activities via the broad framework of Community Centers which offer youth a progressive learning environment.



The ORT Bialik College of Science and Technology in Kiryat Bialik offers Bachelors and B.Ed programs in the engineering and technological disciplines.

 

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Kiryat Bialik is located in close proximity to the major employment centers in the north, including the “Matam” Business and Hi-Tech Park inHaifa, as well as the Haifaport.

In 2013, the new Kraiyot Bypass (Ring) Road is scheduled to be completed, enabling Kiryat Bialik residents to rapidly reach the “Matam” Park—thus granting them the high quality of life in Kiryat Bialik combined with an easy commute to employment centers inHaifa and the north.


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