Compare Listings

Ramat Eshkol

Jerusalem’s Ramat Eshkol/Givat Hamivtar neighborhood, a quiet area, slightly removed from the hustle and bustle of the city center, was established soon after the Six Day War in 1968, on what was once the a battlefield between Israel and Jordan.

Ramat Eshkol is located in northern Jerusalem bordering the communities of Maalot Dafana to the east, Sanhedruia Murhevet on its west side, and its northern border is the neighborhood of French Hill.  The convenient location allows for easy access to the Mount Scopus campus of Hebrew University, the Kotel Hama’aravi and Old City of Jerusalem as well as city center.

Sderot Levi Eshkol (Eshkol Boulevard), the main thoroughfare of the neighborhood was named for the Israeli Prime Minister, Levi Eshkol.  The government planned the area in order to create a link between West Jerusalem and Mount Scopus; from the Shmuel HaNavi neighborhood to French Hill and then on to The Hebrew University’s Mount Scopus campus.

Several parks in Ramat Eshkol stand as a testament to its history. After the Six-Day War, Ammunition Hill was restored and turn into a park welcoming visitors from near and far. Gan HaHamishah Asar (Park of the Fifteen) was built in 1969 to commemorate fifteen soldiers that were killed in a single day of fighting during the War of Attrition.  Yet another park in the area is dedicated to a Swedish diplomat, Raoul Wallenberg, for his selfless acts in saving Jews during World War II.

The first residents who arrived in 1970, before roads were built or bus service established, would hardly recognize Ramat Eshkol today.  Its original inhabitants were mostly secular Jews while today it is one of Jerusalem’s most sought after locations for young Orthodox families with a large contingency of Anglos. Ramat Eshkol is one of the major stops along the Jerusalem light rail system servicing commuters throughout Jerusalem with a free of charge “park and ride” parking lot. At the center of the neighborhood is their well-established shopping area that serves not only the immediate community, but enjoys customers from all over with easy access whether by bus, car, or light rail and a variety of stores with plenty of adjacent parking.

According to Katherine Amrani, real estate agent for Re/Max Vision who works in the area, most of the buildings in the area are of newer construction and all types of housing are available from small 40 sqm, 2-room apartments to spacious villas with private gardens in the Givat Hamivtar section and the exclusive street of Ramat HaGolan, where most of the houses were privately built. Like most neighborhoods in Jerusalem, prices in Ramat Eshkol have been on the rise for this desirable area. But you can still find some great buys which is a real draw for investors form Israel and overseas, and for families looking to live in this gem of a community.

img

remaxjerusalem

Related posts

The Reality of Realty after the Corona

Alyssa Friedland writes about what she expects the real estate world in Jerusalem to look like when the Corona pandemic is over

Continue reading
by ariyel m

French Hill

Continue reading
by remaxjerusalem

Armon HaNatziv

Continue reading
by remaxjerusalem

9 thoughts on “Ramat Eshkol”

  • Mammie Albarez

    May 26, 2020 at 7:28 am

    I think this is among the most vital information for me. And i am glad reading your article. But want to remark on some general things, The web site style is great, the articles is really great : D. Good job, cheers

    http://www.froleprotrem.com/

  • all SMO

    June 21, 2020 at 5:36 am

    Hello there! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading this post reminds me of my old room mate! He always kept chatting about this. I will forward this post to him. Pretty sure he will have a good read. Thanks for sharing!

    https://www.allsmo.com//

  • Coupons

    June 24, 2020 at 9:23 am

    An impressive share, I just given this onto a colleague who was doing a little analysis on this. And he in fact bought me breakfast because I found it for him.. smile. So let me reword that: Thnx for the treat! But yeah Thnkx for spending the time to discuss this, I feel strongly about it and love reading more on this topic. If possible, as you become expertise, would you mind updating your blog with more details? It is highly helpful for me. Big thumb up for this blog post!

    https://wirtschaft.com/schnaeppchen/

  • grolyrtolemcs

    July 2, 2020 at 6:57 am

    Thank you for some other great post. Where else may just anybody get that kind of info in such an ideal way of writing? I’ve a presentation next week, and I am on the search for such information.

    http://www.grolyrtolemcs.com/

  • click for info

    July 8, 2020 at 11:27 am

    Saved as a favorite, I really like your blog!

    http://dirndlgünstig.com

  • helpful resources

    July 8, 2020 at 1:13 pm

    You really make it seem so easy together with your presentation however I find this matter to be really something which I think I’d never understand. It sort of feels too complicated and extremely huge for me. I am having a look forward in your next post, I will attempt to get the cling of it!

    http://königsketten.com

  • this article

    July 8, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    Hello, you used to write great, but the last few posts have been kinda boring?K I miss your great writings. Past several posts are just a little out of track! come on!

    http://terrassenüberdachungen.com

  • click for more info

    July 8, 2020 at 7:24 pm

    Hi there, just changed into alert to your weblog thru Google, and located that it’s truly informative. I’m gonna be careful for brussels. I will be grateful when you continue this in future. Many people will probably be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

    https://www.handbagsai.com/

  • go to these guys

    July 8, 2020 at 9:48 pm

    Woh I enjoy your posts, saved to favorites! .

    https://www.bragmyshoes.com/

Join The Discussion

Open chat