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Tel Mond (Hebrew: תֵּל מוֹנְד) is a town in the Sharon region of Israel, located east of Netanya and north of Kfar Saba. In 2015 it had a population of 11,941.
Tel Mond Wikipedia
Tel Mond was founded in 1929 by Alfred Mond, 1st Baron Melchett. Lord Melchett was a British industrialist, a former cabinet minister and president of the British Zionist Federation. The Israel Plantations Company, headed by Mond, purchased land in the region and planted citrus orchards to provide employment for Jewish laborers. In 1933, a group of farmers purchased land from the company and established Moshav Tel Mond. In 1936, another group established Moshav Kfar Ziv. In 1943, new immigrants from Yemen established Shechunat Ya'akov. In the 1950s, Neve Oved and Hadar Hayim were built to accommodate the large wave of immigration (mainly from Yemen) after the founding of the state. In 1954, all these communities were merged to form the Local Council of Tel Mond. The surrounding moshavim, Kfar Hess, Herut and Ein Vered, were also founded by the pioneers of Tel Mond.
Over the past decade, the community has grown from a small town to a self-sufficient mini-city that provides services for other regional communities.
In June 2013, Kehillat Mevaser Zion, a Modern Orthodox Community in Tel Mond, held an inauguration ceremony for the newly built Synagogue, attended by Naftali Bennett, the Minister for the Economy.
On 22 October 2013, Roni Golan, leader of the "Hatikva" movement, was elected Mayor, replacing Shlomo Ratzabi, the who had been mayor for twenty-five years.
The home of Lord Melchett has been turned into House of the Lord museum, documenting the history of Tel Mond. Outside the museum is a statue of Lord Melchett designed by Batya Lishansky.Bart Berman, pianist and composer
Avraham Hirschson, former Finance Minister
Imanuel Rosen, journalist and television personality
Yehoshua Sobol, playwright and theater director
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