The Passing of the Baron

Privileged to live a long life, Baron Edmond de Rothschild died on 2 November 1934 at the age of 89. Until his last days he was engaged in every aspect of life in Eretz Israel, in the Jewish Yishuv, and in ‘his’ colonies. On Saturday, 3 November 1934, word of his death spread throughout the land, and mourning descended upon its settlements, colonies and towns. The next day, the headlines of all three large newspapers blared the news.

The Baron was buried in Paris. During the funeral, all work in the Yishuv ceased for two hours.

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Memorial Gardens Main Entrance

The main entrance to the Memorial Gardens – located next to the Visitors Pavilion. In the entrance plaza are temporary exhibitions on a range of subjects promoted by Ramat Hanadiv

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Horticultural Therapy at Ramat Hanadiv

Many studies have demonstrated the link between a green environment, nature or flowering gardens and feelings of calmness and serenity, enjoyment and vitality

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Dining Here

Dining-The Picnic Site

The picnic area is located near the secondary parking lot. You are welcome to spend time there before or after your tour of the Gardens.

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