Here is the fascinating story of one of Jerusalem's founding families. The Valeros established the first private bank in Israel. They owned considerable real estate in Jerusalem and its environs, as well as properties throughout the country, many of which they donated for the public's needs. Members of the elite Jerusalem Sephardic community, which peaked in the beginning of the twentieth century, the Valeros were extremely active in public life. The book also serves as a cultural study of the life of a family from the higher echelons of Jerusalem in the nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth centuries.
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Dr. Joseph B. Glass received his doctorate from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has authored five books and numerous articles. Dr. Glass co-authored with Professor Kark the first volume in this series: Sephardic Entrepreneurs in Eretz Israel: The Amzalak Family, 1816-1918. Professor Ruth Kark, Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has written and edited twenty books and over 200 articles on the history and historical geography of Palestine and Israel. She is co-editor of the book Jewish Women in the Yishuv and Zionism: A Gender Outlook (2002). In 2009 Ruth Kark and Joseph B. Glass, received and award from Ottoman Bank Archives and Research Centre, the European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH) and the History Foundation of Turkey for their research on the development of banking in Palestine.
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