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Herzliya

Herzliya or Herzlia hĕrtslē´ə [key], town (1994 pop. 83,800), central Israel, near the Mediterranean Sea. It is a resort with fine beaches, as well as an important electronics center. It was founded in 1924 and named for Theodor Herzl , the founder of modern Zionism. Israel's largest film company is based there.

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