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Alexander Zeid Monument

Off Road No. 75 and No. Road 722 | Beit She'arim National Park, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
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One of the very few "man on a horse" statues in Israel

The statue is erected for the memory of Alexander Zeid, who was the leader for the defense of the... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Joseph R
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Kiryat Tivon, Israel
A must-see when in Israel

Alexander Zaïd (1886 − 10 July 1938) was one of the founders of the Jewish defense organizations... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
zvikairom
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Kiryat Tivon, Israel
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Off Road No. 75 and No. Road 722 | Beit She'arim National Park, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The statue is erected for the memory of Alexander Zeid, who was the leader for the defense of the Jewish settlements against the Arabs in the years around 1930. It is interesting, that his successors are still owning and living in this place, engaged with...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Alexander Zaïd (1886 − 10 July 1938) was one of the founders of the Jewish defense organizations Bar Giora and Hashomer, and a prominent figure of the Second Aliyah. The monument is very impressive and has a wonderful view of the valley as well.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The statue of Alexander Zeid , symbolizes what is important in the Land of Israel : Holding onto ground , the connection with the history of the country . An important Monument in the history of the Land of Israel

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Reviewed 16 February 2017

This sculpture of a man on a horse standing guard on top of the hill is a monument to an era, almost forgotten, in the history of jewish settlement in the Izrael valley in the early 20th century. With no protection from the authorities, various...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

After visiting the caves at Bet Shearim. we stopped by the road and made a walk up the hill. There is the monument built to remember Alexandes Zaid, from where a beautiful view of the area around. There still some excavation been made in the...More

Thank Ester Z
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Very close to Beit Sharim World Heritage Site stands the impressive monument to Alexander Zeid. It stands on top of a hill surroundeded by stunning views. In winter and spring time when everything around id green it is specialy nice.

Thank nadi O o
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

It's nice to climb up to the statue by foot. For example, you can leave your car at the Beyt Shearim parking and do a short trip to A. Zeid's little hill where the staute stands tall overlooking the entire area. Nice views from here...More

Thank orshay
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Piece of history.The shomer ( guard) Alexander Zaid's family lived on the hill of Sheikh Abreck. Descendants still live in the area. Sheikh's tomb which you can ascend and plent of sabres, ( prickly pears) around. Great lookout on the jezreel valley and the carmel...More

Thank moraiat
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Reviewed 3 March 2016

It is a lovely small vista point on a small hill and the man on the horse is a local heroe from 70-80 years ago ' who had ride on his horse to protect the lands against terorists and no-man land people, As you will...More

Thank Leor N
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

The statue is on a hill accessible by a very narrow winding road and there's not much there. If you have the time and it's on your way then go but i wouldn't mkae an effort to come here.

Thank orrdin
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