Bat Shlomo, 1947
|Founded by||Villagers 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. It falls under the jurisdiction of Hof HaCarmel Regional Council and had a population of 647 in 2017.
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. By 1947 it had a population of 100. In 1951 a moshav was established by Transylvanian and Yemenite immigrants adjacent to the original village.
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.