Hadera

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Hadera

(hədā`rä), town (1993 pop. 50,700), W Israel, on the plain of Sharon, near the Mediterranean Sea. Manufactures include tires, paper, and processed foods. The town has a large electric power plant. Hadera was founded in 1891 by Jewish settlers, who drained vast malarial swamps and planted groves of citrus fruit and fields of grain. The ruins of Caesarea PalestinaeCaesarea Palestinae
, city, NW ancient Palestine, c.20 mi (32 km) S of Mt. Carmel. It was taken (104 B.C.) by Alexander Jannaeus, leader of the Maccabees, and was made (30 B.C.) the capital of Herod the Great. The Jewish citizens were massacred by the Romans in A.D. 66.
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Feinberg was born in Haderah, also studied agriculture in France, and worked with Aaron Aaronsohn in the experimental center in Atlit, where they became close friends.
Feinberg's arrest by the Turks in Haderah in October 1914 was also pivotal.
Livingstone, "Eine neue reichsaramaische Inschrift aus Taima," ZDMG 140 [1990]: 1-2), and by the inscriptions engraved on metal bowls found in Elyakhin, Israel, a rural settlement founded in 1950 in the central part of the Sharon plain, some five kilometers south of Haderah (R.