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12 Things You Need to Know About Moses Montefiore: Jewish Benefactor Extraordinaire

12 Things You Need to Know About Moses Montefiore: Jewish Benefactor Extraordinaire

This article provides both basic biographical information and lesser known facts and anecdotes about Sir Moses Montefiore, the British Jewish philanthropist that founded the first Jerusalem neighborhoods outside of the

The Story Behind Jerusalem’s Iconic Windmill

The Story Behind Jerusalem’s Iconic Windmill

In Hebrew with English subtitles, this fascinating video (12:58) tells the story behind the iconic windmill of Jerusalem, showing how the flour mill constructed by Sir Moses Montefiore at the end

The History of the Windmill: Official Brochure

The History of the Windmill: Official Brochure

Created by the Jerusalem Foundation, this 10-page brochure details the history of Jerusalem’s iconic windmill, from the initial construction by Sir Moses Montefiore, damage sustained during the War of Independence, renovation following

Tranquil Dwellings: The Story of Mishkenot Sha’ananim

Tranquil Dwellings: The Story of Mishkenot Sha’ananim

Written by Israeli tour guides, Shmuel and Aviva Bar Am, this article tells the story of Mishkenot Sha’ananim and Yemin Moshe, the first neighborhoods built outside of the walls of the

Sir Moses Montefiore: “A Great Jew Devoted to the Jewish People”

Sir Moses Montefiore: “A Great Jew Devoted to the Jewish People”

In this short video (03:12), Jewish historian Rabbi Berel Wein, introduces the life and legacy of Sir Moses Montefiore, the British Jewish philanthropist who founded the first Jerusalem neighborhood outside

The Jewish Journey of Sir Moses Montefiore

The Jewish Journey of Sir Moses Montefiore

Created by Orthodox Rabbi, Netanel Friedman, this video (04:23) explores Sir Moses Montefiore’s personal connection to Judaism throughout his life. After describing some of the British Jewish philanthropist’s famous contributions to the

How Did Moses Montiefiore Convince People to Move to Yemin Moshe?

How Did Moses Montiefiore Convince People to Move to Yemin Moshe?

This short video (02:53), provides a brief introduction to the history of the Yemin Moshe neighborhood in Jerusalem, focusing on how Moses Montefiore convinced poor Jews to move beyond the

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Shabechi Yerushalayim: A Musical Performance at the Re-dedication of the Windmill

Shabechi Yerushalayim: A Musical Performance at the Re-dedication of the Windmill

This video presents a musical performance at the ceremony marking the re-dedication of Jerusalem’s iconic windmill in 2012, where the restored landmark spun again for the first time in almost 120

Sir Moshe Montefiore: A Wind Band’s Rendition of the Famous Hebrew Song

Sir Moshe Montefiore: A Wind Band’s Rendition of the Famous Hebrew Song

This video presents a lovely version of Sir Moshe Montefiore, a famous Israeli song dedicated to the life and contributions of the British Jewish philanthropist who advocated for Jews around the world

Sir Moshe Montefiore: A Hebrew Song by Yehoram Gaon

Sir Moshe Montefiore: A Hebrew Song by Yehoram Gaon

This famous Israeli song is a tribute to the life and contributions of Sir Moses Montefiore, a British Jewish philanthropist who advocated for Jews around the world and built the

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A Timeline of Mishkenot Sha’ananim: 1855-2013

A Timeline of Mishkenot Sha’ananim: 1855-2013

This link will open up an illustrated timeline of Mishekenot Sha’ananim, the first neighborhood established outside of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, starting from the purchasing of the

Sir Moses Montefiore’s Coat of Arms

Sir Moses Montefiore’s Coat of Arms

This post presents a picture and basic explanation of Sir Moses Montefiore’s Coat of Arms, which features symbols of Judaism and the Land of Israel, including a Lion of Judah,

Jerusalem’s Restored Windmill Spins for the First Time

Jerusalem’s Restored Windmill Spins for the First Time

Shared by the Jerusalem Foundation, this very short video shows the exciting moment when the iconic windmill of Jerusalem spun for the first time in almost 120 years at a

Jerusalem: Not Quite What You Expected – Yemin Moshe

Jerusalem: Not Quite What You Expected – Yemin Moshe

This short animated video, featuring two imaginary creatures playing on Jerusalem’s iconic windmill, was part of a 50th anniversary project of the Jerusalem Foundation that aimed to bring a fresh perspective

Sir Moses Montefiore & The Windmill on the Old Shekel Note

Sir Moses Montefiore & The Windmill on the Old Shekel Note

This post features a picture of a one shekel note from 1980-1985, when the Old Israeli Shekel was the currency of the State of Israel. The Old Israeli Shekel banknotes commemorated

S.Y. Agnon on the Windmill

S.Y. Agnon on the Windmill

This post presents a short quote about the windmill built by Sir Moses Montefiore outside of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem from S.Y. Agnon’s book “Only Yesterday.”

The Windmill in Yemin Moshe: Now & Then

The Windmill in Yemin Moshe: Now & Then

This short, artistic video (0:37) compares an old photograph of the famous windmill in Yemin Moshe in 1955 with a photograph of the same spot in 2016, highlighting how progress

Windmill of Yemin Moshe: A Poem by Yehuda Amichai

Windmill of Yemin Moshe: A Poem by Yehuda Amichai

The post presents “Windmill of Yemin Moshe,” a poem written by iconic Israeli poet, Yehuda Amichai, about the famous windmill build by Sir Moses Montefiore in Yemin Moshe, the Jerusalem neighbourhood in

A Selection of Yehuda Amichai’s Poems About Jerusalem

A Selection of Yehuda Amichai’s Poems About Jerusalem

This post offers the English translation of a selection of poems about Jerusalem, written by the iconic poet, Yehuda Amichai, who spent much of his life in the city. Some of

Shabechi Yerushalayim: A Musical Performance at the Re-dedication of the Windmill

Shabechi Yerushalayim: A Musical Performance at the Re-dedication of the Windmill

This video presents a musical performance at the ceremony marking the re-dedication of Jerusalem’s iconic windmill in 2012, where the restored landmark spun again for the first time in almost 120

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