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Who is the Baron?

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Baron Edmond de Rothschild

Baron Edmond de Rothschild

The third child of James and Betty Rothschild, the founders of the family's Parisian branch, he received both a traditional Jewish and a general secular education. As an art aficionado he ....

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The Baron In Eretz Israel: Five Visits During His Lifetime

The Baron In Eretz Israel: Five Visits During His Lifetime

The Baron’s first visit to Eretz Israel took place five years after he became engaged in the settlement enterprise. He arrived anonymously on 2 April 1887, sailing with his wife from France to Alexandria, Egypt, where they left their private yacht and boarded the Austrian ship The Lloyd, arriving in Jaffa like ordinary passengers.

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The Start of the Baron’s Activities in Eretz Israel

The Start of the Baron’s Activities in Eretz Israel

At the end of 1882, Baron Edmond de Rothschild met in Paris Rabbi Shmuel Mohliver, among the first members of the Hibbat Zion movement. Together with Yechiel Brill, the editor/publisher of the Hebrew newspaper Halevanon, Mohliver had developed a plan to set up an agricultural colony in Eretz Israel

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Along the Baron’s Paths…

Along the Baron’s Paths…

The exhibit focuses on the most significant aspects of the Baron Rothschild's contributions during his long life (1845-1934).

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