Bat Shlomo

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Bat Shlomo

בָּת שְׁלֹמֹה
Bat Shlomo, 1947
Bat Shlomo, 1947
Bat Shlomo is located in Haifa region of Israel
Bat Shlomo
Bat Shlomo
Coordinates: 32°35′48.83″N 35°0′11.51″E / 32.5968972°N 35.0031972°E / 32.5968972; 35.0031972Coordinates: 32°35′48.83″N 35°0′11.51″E / 32.5968972°N 35.0031972°E / 32.5968972; 35.0031972
CouncilHof HaCarmel
AffiliationHitahdut HaIkarim
Founded byVillagers from Zikhron Ya'akov

Bat Shlomo (Hebrew: בָּת שְׁלֹמֹה‬, lit. Salomon's Daughter) is a moshav in northern Israel. Located on the southern slopes of Mount Carmel near Binyamina and Zikhron Ya'akov, it originally was built on 8,068 dunams of land.[2] It falls under the jurisdiction of Hof HaCarmel Regional Council and had a population of 647 in 2017.[1]


The village was established in 1889 as a daughter-settlement of Zichron Ya'akov, funded by Baron Rothschild, and was named after Betty Salomon, the daughter of Salomon Mayer von Rothschild (the Baron's uncle and grandfather). According to a census conducted in 1922 by the British Mandate authorities, Bat Shlomo had a population of 66 inhabitants, consisting of 53 Jews and 13 Muslims.[3] By 1947 it had a population of 100.[2] In 1951 a moshav was established by Transylvanian and Yemenite immigrants adjacent to the original village.[4]


The moshav was a major grape supplier to the Carmel Winery until the 1970s, when it started producing loquats. In 2010 Bat Shlomo Vineyards, a boutique winery, was established by Elie Wurtman and Ari Erle.


  1. ^ a b "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Jewish National Fund (1949). Jewish Villages in Israel. Jerusalem: Hamadpis Liphshitz Press. pp. 11–12.
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  4. ^ "Bat Shlomo". Women on the Map. Retrieved 2009-03-01.