Binyamina was founded in 1922 and named after the Baron Edmond Benjamin James de Rothschild. According to the Jewish National Fund, Binyamina was founded on PICA land by members of the Third Aliyah. The original economy of the village was citrus-based. In 1947, Binyamina had a population of 2000.
Givat Ada, named for Baron Edmond James de Rothschild's 's wife Adelaid (Ada), was established in 1903 by eight families from Zichron Ya'akov. Givat Ada was established as an agricultural settlement. The main farming branches were field crops and vegetables, and later, grapes