Ramot Meir

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Ramot Meir
רָמוֹת מֵאִיר
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Ramot Meir is located in Israel
Ramot Meir
Ramot Meir
Coordinates: 31°52′26.75″N 34°51′19.07″E / 31.8740972°N 34.8552972°E / 31.8740972; 34.8552972Coordinates: 31°52′26.75″N 34°51′19.07″E / 31.8740972°N 34.8552972°E / 31.8740972; 34.8552972
District Central
Council Gezer
Affiliation Moshavim Movement
Founded 1949
Founded by Demobilised soldiers
Population (2015)[1] 770
Website ramotmeir.co.il

Ramot Meir (Hebrew: רָמוֹת מֵאִיר‎, lit. Meir Heights) is a small moshav in central Israel. Located in the Shephelah around four kilometres south of Rehovot, it falls under the jurisdiction of Gezer Regional Council. In 2015 it had a population of 770.


The moshav was founded in 1949 by demobilised soldiers, and was named after the American philanthropist Meyer Rosoff. Rosoff had bought the land around the Arab village of al-Na'ani in the 1930s for his company, Rosoff Group Plantations.[2]

It collapsed in 1965, but was re-established in 1969 by a group of immigrants from France (who had originally moved there from North Africa)


  1. ^ "List of localities, in Alphabetical order" (PDF). Israel Central Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 16 October 2016. 
  2. ^ Glass, J.B. (2002) From New Zion to Old Zion: American Jewish Immigration and Settlement Wayne State University Press, pp238-239, ISBN 0-8143-2842-3

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