Ezra Schwartz was from Sharon, Massachusetts USA and was studying in Israel for
While volunteering to help beautify the Oz VeGaon park (named after the 3
Israeli teens; Gilad, Ayal & Naftali) he was murdered in cold blood by terrorists. Not far from where he was
murdered, land has been slated to become "The Ezra Schwartz Vineyard". Terrorists want to take away life, our answer is to bring NEW life.
Ezra's family recently came to Israel to visit the field and
plant its first trees. Recognizing that many people feel their pain and want to do something meaningful in Ezra's memory, they kindly ask everyone to plant a fruit tree, and then light a
candle in his memory.
Join the thousands of others who are getting involved in this
Together we will plant a beautiful tribute to Ezra for the world
Israel is here to stay and we will continue to grow and create new life!
It takes A LOT
to plant FRUIT trees!
1. Find a suitable location and purchase
2. Prepare the land by clearing away rocks and
3. Bring water, electric and other infrastructure
to the site.
4. Install a fence around the entire area to keep
away the animals.
5. Turn over, flatten and fertilize the
6. Install a computerized irrigation
7. Strategically plan and carefully plant all the
8. Weed, water, fertilize, and prune them for 3
9. AFTER 4 years we can finally redeem the fruits
10. On the 7th year (Shmitta) no pruning or
selling the produce.