Neve Shalom (neighborhood)
Neve Shalom (lit. Dwelling place of peace) is an historic neighborhood in Tel Aviv, Israel. It was established in 1890 outside the walls of Jaffa and named after Isaiah 32:18: "My people will live in a dwelling place of peace." One of the first public institutions, built in 1895, was Sha'arei Torah, the beit midrash of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, which included a synagogue, a primary school, a high school and craft workshops. In addition to religious studies, the students learned carpentry and metalwork. In 1905, Rabbi Kook's brother-in-law, Raphael Rabinowitz-Teomim, established a girls' school that became an important center of Hebrew culture and language-learning.
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