ISRAEL, 2007: MOSES MONTEFIORE and WINDMILL JERUSALEM

ISRAEL, 2007: MOSES MONTEFIORE and WINDMILL JERUSALEM

*JERUSALEM~THE MONTEFIORE WINDMILL:(less-commonly known as the Jaffa Gate Mill).Built in the Mishkenot Sha' ananim neighborhood in1857,which was then inOttoman-ruledPalestine.Designed as a flour mill it was not success due to a lack of wind. There were probably no more than 20 days a yr w/strong enough breezes.Another reason for the mill's failure was technological.The machinery was designed for soft European wheat,which required less wind power than the local wheat.

*JERUSALEM~THE MONTEFIORE WINDMILL:(less-commonly known as the Jaffa Gate Mill).Built in the Mishkenot Sha' ananim neighborhood in1857,which was then inOttoman-ruledPalestine.Designed as a flour mill it was not success due to a lack of wind. There were probably no more than 20 days a yr w/strong enough breezes.Another reason for the mill's failure was technological.The machinery was designed for soft European wheat,which required less wind power than the local wheat.

The Montefiore Windmill in Jerusalem. The Montefiore Windmill is a landmark in Jerusalem. Built in the Mishkenot Sha'ananim neighborhood in 1857, which was then in Ottoman-ruled Palestine, it was designed as a flour mill. The windmill serves as a small museum honored and dedicated to the achievements of British Jewish banker and philanthropist Moses Montefiore. (V)

A landmark windmill in Jerusalem, built in the Mishkenot Sha'ananim neighborhood in which was then in Ottoman-ruled Palestine, it was designed as a flour mill. Today the windmill serves as a small museum dedicated to the achievements of Moses Montefiore.

Censuses by Sir Moses Montefiore

Sir Moses Montefiore commissioned five censuses of Eretz Israel Jewish population.

Picture a Day: The Jerusalem Windmill Will Soon Turn and Mill Again. Built in 1857, It Operated for less than 20 Years - View of building and windmill (Mishkenot Shaananim) built by Sir Moses Montefiore

1866 The Montefiore windmill in Jerusalem was built in 1857 to provide employment and low-priced flour for Jerusalem's Jews and was operational for 18 years.

Sir Moses Montefiore Aged Care Home - Healthcare Featured Installation

Sir Moses Montefiore Aged Care Home - Healthcare Featured Installation

Moses Montefiore Windmill, Jerusalem, Israel

Moses Montefiore Windmill, Jerusalem, Israel, we walked by this often!

Sir. Moses Montefiore

Sir. Moses Montefiore

Sir Moses Montefiore, portrait. British financier, Jewish... #montefioredellaso: Sir Moses Montefiore, portrait.… #montefioredellaso

British financier, Jewish community leader and philanthropist. RD: Portrait painter and caricaturist, ….

Sir Moses Montefiore Aged Care Home - Healthcare Featured Installation

Sir Moses Montefiore Aged Care Home - Healthcare Featured Installation

Memorial to Sir Moses Montefiore

Memorial to Sir Moses Montefiore

Jerusalem street landscape. Israel. Digital Illustration. Hand Drawn. Oil Painting. Yemin Moshe is an extension of Mishkenot Shaananim also built by Moses Montefiore. Yemin Moshe Landmarks. Art, Print

Yemin Moshe is an extension of Mishkenot Shaananim also built by Moses Montefiore.

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