Kfar Etzion – Resources and Photographs

If you would like to know more about the history of Kfar Etzion and the Etzion Bloc, the following are available online in English:

Photographs of the Etzion Bloc – July 2009

Living Quarters – Kfar Etzion

One of the two structures of living quarters in Kfar Etzion that survived the destruction of the Etzion Bloc in 1949

Surviving Living Quarters

The Lonely Tree

Lonely Tree 1

 Lonely Tree 2

Reconstruction of the German Monstery in Kfar Etzion

Reconstructed German Monastery 1

Reconstructed German Monastery 2

Vineyards and Orchards in the Etzion Bloc Today

Vineyards and Orchards in Gush Etzion Today

Reconstruction of Neveh Ovadiah

Neveh Ovadiah 2

Neveh Ovadiah 1

Neveh Ovadiah 3

The Museum in Kfar Etzion

The museum is housed in one of the structures that the Arab Legion built to house its soldiers.


The Audio-Visual Center (Light and Sound Show of the Story of the Etzion Bloc)

The center is housed in one of the kibbutz living quarters that survived the destruction and was used by the Arab Legion.


Photographs of Gush Etzion 1930-1940s

 real picture of bus to Kfar EtzionTonia’s School Bus

orchard in KEOrchards

laundryLaundry Day

  main pathMain Path

neve ovadia frontNeve Ovadiah

noter on roof of German monasteryGuard on Roof of Neve Ovadiah

jerusalem railway station 1933Jerusalem Train Station – Then and Now

jerusalem queen helena street 1941Jerusalem – Queen Helene Street – Then and Now

  irrigationIrrigation in Orchards

going to workGoing to Work

first day Massuot YitzchakTents in Ein Tzurim

Etzion_Tal_PrisonersMen Taken Prisoner by Arab Legion

  ALIYAH TO EIN TZURIMOn the Way to Build Ein Tzurim

GimnasiaThe Hebrew Gymnasia – Tonia’s High School

house like rozmann'sHouse like Rozmann’s in Rehavia


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