The Ayalon Institute is located about 30 minutes south of Tel Aviv. it was hard to find but glad we did. It's the remains of an old kibbutz but is located in an area surrounded... read more
Next to the city of Rehovot's Science Park, on Kibbutz Hill, stands the...
Next to the city of Rehovot's Science Park, on Kibbutz Hill, stands the Ayalon Institute, which tells one of the fascinating and mysterious stories in the history of the struggle for the establishment of the State of Israel.
Here, beneath the ground, and right under the nose of the British, a factory was created for the production of 9mm bullets for the Sten submachine gun. The factory is hidden below the ground and operated under complete secrecy from 1945 until 1948.