Built by the Templers in 1873. It is located at 22 Ha'Aliya Ha'Shnia St. in Bat Galim
ON BEHALF OF THE SUFFERING JEWS IN THE HOLY LAND.
...It is intended to send out materials for the erection of a windmill, with the view to supersede the expensive method used at Jerusalem for grinding corn.
Journey of Sir Moses Montefiore.- We are gratified to be able to announce that Sir Moses Montefiore and party arrived safely at Jerusalem on Wednesday, the 20th ult. The philanthropist and companions immediately repaired to the synagogue, where prayers and thanksgiving were offered up for their safe arrival. Sir Moses, we understand, expresses his satisfaction with the state of the various institutions established by him. The windmill has already reached a height of fifteen feet. The intended hospital will be converted into almshouses. Sir Moses resides in his garden outside the city. He is expected to leave on the 25th inst. - Jewish Chronicle.
At the end of their day's toil Jews are seen running the gauntiet of Arab snipers as they return to their homes in the village of Montifiori, whose windmill is seen in the background. The Arab snipers, hidden in the walls of the old city of Jerusalem, were engaged in an all-day battle with the Haganah in the village. Whilst some of them are crouching and others moving on all fours, the Jew at centre slithers across the ground. (A.P. Photo)[info] [info] TrekEarth] [TrekEarth] [TrekEarth]
Constructed circa 1980 by Stef Wertheimer, Israel's richest man. Has fairly realistic sails capable of carrying canvas (though they are mounted through the tower wall, rather than on the cap), so there's a reasonable chance it also contains workable machinery.[homepage] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo] [photo]
The caption to the linked photos states: "In moshav Mishmar Hashiv'ah just outside Tel Aviv is a replica of a Dutch windmill, built in memory of more than 100,000 Dutch Jews killed in the Holocaust, 90% of the Jewry of that country."[info] [photo]
A Don Quixote scene[homepage]
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