Binyamina-Giv'at Ada

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Binyamina-Giv'at Ada

  • בנימינה-גבעת עדה
Ebreu transcription(s)
 • ISO 259Binyamína - Gibˁat ʕada
Binyamina-Giv'at Ada is located in Israel
Binyamina-Giv'at Ada
Binyamina-Giv'at Ada
Coordinates: 32°31′20″N 34°56′42″E / 32.52222°N 34.94500°E / 32.52222; 34.94500Coordinates: 32°31′20″N 34°56′42″E / 32.52222°N 34.94500°E / 32.52222; 34.94500
Destrict Haifa
Foondit2003 - merger
 • TeepLocal cooncil
 • Head of MunicipalityOri Disatnik
 • Total25.7 km2 (9.9 sq mi)
 • Total10,200
 • Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)

Binyamina-Giv'at Ada (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִינָה‬) is a toun in the Haifa Destrict o Israel. It is the result o the 2003 merger atween the twa local cooncils o Binyamina an Giv'at Ada. Accordin tae the Israel Central Bureau o Statistics (CBS), the population o Binyamina-Giv'at Ada wis 12,000 at the end o 2009.[1] Prior tae the merger, the population o Binyamina wis 6,600.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Binyamina[eedit | eedit soorce]

Binyamina wis foondit in 1922 an named efter the Baron Edmond Benjamin James de Rothschild. Accordin tae the Jewish National Fund, Binyamina wis foondit on PICA land bi members o the Third Aliyah. The oreeginal economy o the veelage wis citrus-based. In 1947, Binyamina haed a population o 2000.[2]

Givat Ada[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pioneer weemen daein laundry in Binyamina, 1930

Givat Ada, named for Baron Edmond James de Rothschild's 's wife Adelaid (Ada), wis established in 1903 bi aicht families frae Zichron Ya'akov.[3] Givat Ada wis established as an agricultural dounset. The main fermin branches wur field crops an vegetables, an later, grapes.[3]

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Tishbi Winery, foondit bi Jonathan Tishbi, wis established in Binyamina in 1985. The winery nou produces ane million bottles annually.[4] Plans hae been drawn up tae big a 150-acre (0.61 km2) wine pairk on the slopes atween Binyamina an Zichron Ya'akov tae promote wine tourism in Israel.[5]

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

The busy Israel Railways Binyamina Railway Station is the last stap on the Binyamina-Tel Aviv suburban line an a transfer pynt on the Tel Aviv-Haifa interceety line which maks it a transportation hub for the aurie. A direct non-stap train frae Binyamina reaches Tel Aviv or Haifa in 30 minutes.

Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

Binyamina is the birthplace o the Israeli sangwriter Ehud Manor,[6] an is referenced in a nummer o his sangs. It is an aa the birthplace o umwhile Israeli Prime Meenister Ehud Olmert.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. CBS statistics
  2. Jewish National Fund (1949). Jewish Villages in Israel. Jerusalem: Hamadpis Liphshitz Press. p. 24.
  3. a b Women on the Map Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine
  4. Wine and Spirits / Family fortune
  5. "Israel seeks to become wine tourism destination". Globes. 17 Januar 2008. Retrieved 17 Januar 2008.
  6. "Ha'aretz Online: Thousands attend funeral of lyricist". Retrieved 26 Mairch 2009.[deid airtin]
  7. "Choose your family, Haaretz". Archived frae the original on 13 Apryle 2008. Retrieved 2 Julie 2011.

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