The Israel Film Service Collection

Minister Moshe Montefiore

19 Minutes, 1971
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Directed by: Natan Gross
Production:Haim Manor
Production Company:Nehora
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

The documentary film Minister MosheMontefiore produced by Nehora Institute, describes the life and work of Minister Moshe Montefiore and his contribution to the Jewish people. The announcer (Yoram Arbel) tells accompanied by pictures and illustrations, how Moshe Montefiore gained wealth and status in England, which was rare for Jews at the time. As a citizen of honor, he gained knighthood and thus over the years managed to help the Jews of Britain and the world exercise their rights and protect them from blood libels in Damascus, France, Kushta, Russia, Poland, Morocco, and Persia. Moshe Montefiore had seven visits to Israel during which he set up a textile factory, a printing house, a vocational school for girls and a flour mill. He purchased orchards in Jaffa and established the first neighborhood outside the walls in Jerusalem that will be the cornerstone of modernday Israel.

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