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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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The Start of the Baron's Involvement

In September, 1882, the Baron met with Rabbi Shmuel Mohliver, one of the leaders of the Hibbat Zion (Lovers of Zion) movement, who led a project, together with Yechiel Brill, the editor and publisher of the Hebrew newspaper Ha-Levanon, to create an agricultural colony in Eretz Israel. Their initiative led to the creation of the Mazkeret Batya colony.
Some weeks after the meeting with Rabbi Mohliver, Yosef Feinberg, the representative of the pioneering Rishon le-Zion village, turned to the Baron de Rothschild to request financial assistance to help dig its first well and support poverty-stricken families and to send a gardener (agronome, as it was called then). The Baron agreed to help, and in November 1882 sent the gardener of Mikveh Israel to advise the village. He extended further aid to the village with a grant of 30,000 francs. The Baron requested that his name not be mentioned publicly, and promised to expand his support on condition that the settlers of Rishon le-Zion accept another 10-15 families in the village.
A short time afterward Zadok Kahn, Chief Rabbi of France, informed the Baron of the dire condition of the residents of Zamarin (which eventually became the village of Zikhron Ya'akov). The Baron assisted them and added the colony to the roster of settlements under his protection.
Thus, from 1882 onward, the Baron became ever more involved in the renewed Jewish settlement in Eretz Israel, eventually earning the honourary title 'the Renowned Benefactor'.

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Sat: 08:00-16:00

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


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