By Helmut Glenk
This booklet is a crucial episode within the historical past of the advance and modernisation of Palestine within the latter nineteenth and the 1st 1/2 the twentieth Centuries. It portrays the numerous contribution made by means of a small team of German settlers from Wuerttemberg in southern Germany in the course of their eighty years in Palestine. This booklet makes a speciality of the cost of Sarona which used to be verified as an agricultural payment at the outskirts of Jaffa in 1871. this present day the previous Sarona village is an internal suburb of the bustling urban of Tel Aviv, Israel.
The achievements of the German settlers, ahead of the 1st major Jewish immigration within the Eighties, verified that ecu cost was once attainable within the Holy Land. The settlers of Sarona left a proud history within the Holy Land, Palestine and Israel. Their constructions, their businesses and their agricultural ventures will ceaselessly be remembered as having contributed considerably to the modernisation of Palestine and eventually to the advantage of Israel.
""This interesting account is an important addition to the knowledge of the Templer phenomenon that has left a noteworthy mark at the panorama of Israel till today.""
Dr. Yaron Perry, Head of the Schumacher Institute, collage of Haifa, Israel
""...an extraordinary literary achievement...""
Peter Lange, President, Temple Society, Stuttgart, Germany
""This well-researched ebook files the heritage of the German Temple Society cost at Sarona in Palestine. it's a interesting and relocating tale of a payment two times disturbed via conflict. The narrative is so much readable and well-documented. The ebook stands as a memorial to the religion and achievements of the settlers.""
Michael Ramsden, former Dean and Professor at RMIT college, Melbourne, Australia
""...a dwell photo of the colony, its cultural faces, the fabric tradition, and the historic context...""
Dr. Danny Goldman, Architect and college Lecturer, Tel Aviv, Israel
""...a privilege to learn this tremendous book...""
Dr. Charlotte Laemmle, Melbourne, Australia
""This ebook is a particularly vital contribution in the direction of the background of Palestine. The swabian Templer cost of Sarona was once the 1st glossy agricultural payment in Palestine and was once reputed to be a version cost via the Jewish immigrants.""
Dr. Jakob Eisler, Historian, Haifa, Israel
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From Desert Sands to Golden Oranges: The History of the German Templer Settlement of Sarona in Palestine 1871-1947 by Helmut Glenk