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    Accessibility statement

    Accessibility arrangements at Ramat Hanadiv

    Ramat Hanadiv works hard to make its services accessible to people with disabilities in order to afford them a visiting experience that meets their unique requirements.

    In accordance with the law, our accessibility manager, Racheli Schwartz-Tzachor (Ph.D.), is available. If you encounter unique accessibility requests you’re welcome to contact us in one of the following ways:

    Telephone: 04-6298127 Fax: 04-6399117

    or Email: To Racheli

    The Memorial Gardens and Visitor Center are accessible except for the mausoleum.

    Disabled parking:

    Designated disabled parking bays may be found in the main and secondary parking lots.

    Disabled restrooms:

    Every facility that offers restrooms also offers designated disabled restrooms.

    Disabled Aids:

    • Devices for the hearing impaired are available in the InfoShop, classrooms, movie theater and auditorium and on training tours. For your convenience, contact us and let us know in advance about your visit in order to receive fast, easy service.
      Telephone: 04-6298111 ext. 4.
    • Wheelchairs may be hired from the InfoShop - for on-site visits.

    Website accessibility:

    Ramat Hanadiv invests effort and resources to make the organization’s website accessible so that disabled people will also be able to enjoy it.

    Restrictions to accessibility:

    As a general rule, all of the website’s pages were built to meet level AA conformance to web content accessibility. Nevertheless, despite our efforts to make all of the website’s pages accessible, it is possible that some parts of the site are still inaccessible. We note that a number of pages contain external components that are beyond our control and inaccessible. Therefore, the following pages do not meet the accessibility standard:



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Memorial Gardens Historic Landscape Report

Memorial Gardens Historic Landscape Report


The Memorial Gardens first opened their gates in 1954, when the remains of Baron Edmond de Rothschild and his wife Adelaide were brought to Israel for re-interment in a state funeral on the grounds of Ramat Hanadiv.
It was the Baron's son, James Rothschild, who fulfilled his father's wish to be buried on this site. In 1936, a tender for planning the gardens was issued, and the job was awarded to the architect Otto (Uriel) Schiller and his colleague Shlomo Weinberg-Oren, a landscape architect. Construction of the gardens was carried out from 1951-54.
Today, some 60 years after the site was formally opened, a documentation project has been launched in order to preserve the Memorial Gardens' past, to learn from it, and to enable us to continue its legacy. A collaboration between Ramat Hanadiv and Dr. Ada V. Segre, a specialist on the conservation of historic gardens, the project aims to establish a computerized data base of photographs, flyers, articles, memoirs and other archival materials related to the gardens. Selected items will also be collected in a documentary album. 
Motivating the project is Ramat Hanadiv's desire to preserve the spirit of the gardens' original plans. Though renovations and development are inevitable, we believe that proper documentation and understanding of all the available materials will ensure that they do not violate the intentions or designs of its architects, nor change the place's essential character.



The public's contribution to this project is highly important: The people who were and have been familiar with the Memorial Gardens throughout the years have a precious part to play in preserving it. Do you have personal photos, albums, home films and videos, printed materials, or other memorabilia related to visits to Ramat Hanadiv during the years 1954-1985? You are cordially invited to share them with us, along with your own memories of Ramat Hanadiv in those days

To send us documents or get further details, please contact Tami Zeigler, tel. 04-6289 127
e-mail: tami@ramathanadiv.org.il.
Thanks to the Bazak family for the use of photographs.



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Ramat Hanadiv
P.O.B 325
Zichron Ya'akov
Phone: 04-6298111


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