Mikve and the Hope of Israel Mikve Israel

Mikve and the Hope of Israel

You’ve probably never heard of it, but this school bearing one of the names of God, was crucial to Israel’s rebirth

“Without Mikve Israel we would not have a country,” declared Israel’s first Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion at the birth of the nation in 1948. What is so important about a place that most of us have probably never heard of? Mikve Israel was the first school of agriculture that started in 1875 – that’s 150 years ago – long before there was a state or even that many Jews in the Land! Yet this small seed of a dream to grow a nation in a barren land that would be loved by Jews and people around the world sprouted up…