Katzir-Harish (Hebrew: קָצִיר-חָרִישׁ‬) is a toun (local cooncil) in the Haifa Destrict o Israel. It is an agglomeration o the veelages Katzir, Harish an Mitzpe Ilan, near Umm al-Fahm in the Wadi Ara region. At the end o 2006, the toun's population wis 3,900.[1] Its jurisdiction is 9,736 dunams.[2]


  • קָצִיר-חָרִישׁ
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Qaçir - Ḥariš
Katzir-Harish is located in Israel
Coordinates: 32°29′21.65″N 35°6′28.35″E / 32.4893472°N 35.1078750°E / 32.4893472; 35.1078750Coordinates: 32°29′21.65″N 35°6′28.35″E / 32.4893472°N 35.1078750°E / 32.4893472; 35.1078750
Destrict Haifa
 • TeepLocal cooncil
 • Total9.736 km2 (3.759 sq mi)
 • Total3,900
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Name meaninHarvest (katzir)-plowin (harish)



Harish wis foondit bi Nahal in 1982 an convertit intae a kibbutz in 1985. Katzir wis foondit bi the Fermers Union o Israel. The veelages wur mergit in 1993.[3] The maister plan o Harish wis prepared bi the airchitectur firm Mansfeld-Kehat Architects. The plan caws for the expansion o Harish tae Heich-gate 65 in the north, an Baqa-Jatt in the sooth.[4]

Initially Harish wis enveesioned as a Haredi ceety afferin law-cost hoosin tae this sector.[5] In 2012, a secular buyers group organized tae bid on lots zoned for 400 housing units thare.[6]


  1. "Table 3 - Population of Localities Numbering Above 1,000 Residents and Other Rural Population" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. 31 December 2007. Retrieved 1 August 2008.
  2. "Local Authorities in Israel 2005, Publication #1295 - Municipality Profiles - Katzir-Harish" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 1 August 2008. (in Ebreu)
  3. HaReuveni, Immanuel (1999). Lexicon of the Land of Israel. Miskal - Yedioth Ahronoth Books and Chemed Books. p. 840. ISBN 965-448-413-7. (in Ebreu)
  4. "Harish Master Plan, 2007". Mansfer-Kehat Architects. Archived frae the original on 25 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 9 August 2008.
  5. http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/business/a-haredi-city-on-the-horizon-1.373785
  6. Secular Israelis make move on new city Harish