A route that runs along the Ha-Meyasdim Street in Zichron Yaacov, where the founding families of the colony lived.
On the wall of the house there is also a sign indicating that it is the house of the Alufi family Click for sign's details
The house was photographed at the beginning of 2022 by Eli Zvuluny Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
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Symbol of the "Wine Road" Zichron Yaacov - 1882 The Agronomist House
Yehuda (Jules) Bouskela
Yehuda (Jules) Bouskela (1864-1904) lived in this house.
Born in Jaffa, he studied at the Mikvah Israel and in France, where Baron Edmund de Rothschild discovered him and gave him a scholarship to continue his studies until he received the degree of Agronomist. Return to Israel. He settled in Zichron Ya’akov. On the baron’s lands he established research and development centers for new methods in agriculture.
The crops were strawberries, tea, vineyards and various varieties of olive trees.
Engaged in a national project to dry swamps using eucalyptus trees and citrus fruit trees to fight malaria.
He was crowned a top expert in agriculture and his war against locusts in the Negev lands.
He excelled and stood out in his energy and spirit of volunteering and always knew how to stay close to the people of the colony and thanks to this characteristic he was called: "ambassador to the poor".
Father of six. Died at the age of 39 from pneumonia. He was buried in the Zichron Ya’akov cemetery.