Exhibition marking the 120th anniversary of Metulla, which displays works of art that combine embroidery, painting and historical photographs from the founding of the Museum
Ancient stones, old glasses, a samovar to boil water are some of the elements that embroider embroidery in the works. The Galilean stone
The old house in the “Beit Shalom” gallery, built on the 120-year-old family home, is the inspiration for the creative process. The works
Oh were seen against the stone walls.
A little about the history of the family in Metula:
In 1886, Baron Edmond de Rothschild bought the lands of Metula from Effendi, who lived in Tire and helped the settlers who came
Israel had the first Aliya to establish the colony.
At the end of the summer of 1895, Haimke’s grandfather, Rabbi Chaim Moshe Fein, a new immigrant from Russia, arrived at Yesod HaMa’ala.
He fell in love
Bioched, a member of the privileged Eisenberg family and after vigorous courtship, they married. Due to the rains that year, they were forced
To wait a full winter and only in the spring of 1896 were able to cross the Hula swamp and reach the settlement of the new Baron in Metula. couple
11 children were born, later to be among the founders of Nahalal, Nahalat Yehuda, Givat Ada, Binyamina, Degania Aleph, Kfar Ata and Kibbutz Yifat.
The tenth son, Shalom Fein, is the only one left in Metula, and his name is called Beit Shalom. Together with his wife Shura, who arrived
In 1936, they raised wheat, sorghum, chickpeas, and planted olives and figs – agriculture without water, and in conditions of life
Extremely difficult to cope with wars and struggles for survival.
The family home had always been hospitable, and Metula was a resort
And a tourist kite in the early days of the colony.
Haim, the son of Shura and Shalom Fine, and Miriam, his wife, continue the family enterprise. They renovated the house
The old cowshed, and the yard where their first parents housed the cows and animals in the farm. The cylindrical stone walls
The original were saved and instead of Miriam and Haim they set up a boutique hotel, restaurant and art gallery, on Harishonim Street, the street
The main ancient of Metula.
Marking the 120th anniversary of Metulla
The exhibition took part in the opening of the poets’ festival
The annual “Beit Shalom” Art Gallery
Metula, June 2016