Zikhron Yaakov , Israel , The Historic Street , Now A Pedestrian Street , Zihron ...
Stockphoto ID: 3383006
File name: AH_Zikhron-Yaakov_22.jpg
Format: digital, 5000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: Israel
Description: Zikhron Yaakov , Israel , The historic street , now a pedestrian street , Zihron Yaaqov ; also Zichron Yaakov ( meaning Jacobs memorial ) was established 1882 on Mount Carmel , by pioneers from Romania , members of Hovevei Zion movement . In 1883 Baron Edmond James de Rothschild became the patron of the new settlement . The place was named in memory of his father , James ( Jacob ) Mayer de Rothschild . In 1885 Rothschild helped to establish the first winery in the country in Zikhron Yaaqov .