Upper Galilee and the Golan Sights

Professor Mer House

  • HaRishonim St. Map It
  • Rosh Pina
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 03/07/2016

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The office occupies the house that belonged to Professor Gideon Mer, a leading expert on malaria in the 1930s. Legend has it that Mer used to inject his wife and children with experimental remedies in his efforts to combat malaria in this region. (Happily, all survived.) The British were so impressed with Mer's work that they sent him to Burma to fight malaria epidemics there. Implements and household items from the early days of Rosh Pina are on display. Next door, a colorful audiovisual presentation showcases the founding of this pioneering community.

Sight Information


HaRishonim St., Rosh Pina, Northern District, 1200000, Israel

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Sight Details:

  • NIS 15
  • Sun.–Thurs. 8:30–5, Fri. and Sat. 8:30–1

Published 03/07/2016


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