Lehavot HaBashan

Lehavot HaBashan,  לְהֲבוֹת הַבָּשָׁן, (Flames of the Bashan) is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Situated in the Hula Valley around ten kilometres southeast of Kiryat Shmona, it falls under the jurisdiction of Upper Galilee Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 869.

In 1945 by former Hashomer Hatzair members and the Lehavot gar’in established a settlement, which was composed of immigrants from Germany and Poland brought to the country by Youth Aliyah. One of them was Dov Zakin, later a member of the Knesset. In 1947 the kibbutz moved to its present location. The name is derived from that of the founders’ gar’in, together with the Golan Heights, also known as Bashan Mountains, which overlook the kibbutz.

The main industry is LVT, a fire protection equipment manufacturer that specializes in the development of fire protection and suppression systems for the military, industrial, and commercial sectors, is located on Kibbutz Lehavot HaBashan.