Urim ( Hebrew אורים ) is a kibbutz located near the border with the Gaza Strip , 30 km west of Be'er Sheva .
|History and Geography|
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|Timezone||UTC + 2 , in summer UTC + 3|
|Population||475 people ( 2018 )|
Kibbutz was founded in Yom Kippur in 1946 from October 5 to 6 during Operation 11 Settlements in the Negev desert .
The founders of the kibbutz were mostly Jews from Bulgaria, later settlers were mostly from North America.
According to the Central Bureau of Statistics of Israel , the population at the beginning of 2018 was 475 people  .
- Official data on Israeli settlements on 12/31/2017 (Hebrew) . Central Bureau of Statistics of Israel . Date of treatment December 27, 2018.
- Urim and Thummim