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Sign: Rishon LeZion - "Haviv" Hebrew School

Akhad ha-Am St 7, Rishon LeTsiyon, Israel
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On the sign:
בית הספר העברי "חביב"

בית הספר העברי הראשון בארץ ובעולם. המבנה הוקם בשנת תרמ"ו, 1886, כבית ספר לבנות והיה בן קומה אחת. מרדכי לובמן, מנהלו הראשון של בית הספר, לימד חלק מן המקצועות בעברית.
בשנת תרמ"ח, 1888 נתמנה דוד יודילוביץ למורה בבית הספר והחל להנהיג, בהשראתו של אליעזר-בן-יהודה, את לימוד כל המקצועות בעברית בשיטה "עברית בעברית". בשנת תשי"א, 1951, נקרא בית הספר על שם דב לובמן חביב, יו"ר ועד המושבה, עסקן ציבור, כורם וכותב תולדות המושבה.

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סמל מוזאון ראשון לציון
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"Haviv" Hebrew School

Built in 1886 as a school for girls, it became in 1888, the first Hebrew school in Eretz Israel and the world. It was here that the first teachers introduced the teaching of all subjects in Hebrew.

Pioneers’ Way logo
Rishon Le Zion Museum emblem
Rishon LeZion’s emblem
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One of the signs initiated by Rishon Lezion Museum depicting historic places in the city and also include the The Pioneers’ Way.

The school was photographed on the day the sign was taken Click for a larger image

A newer sign, also from Pioneers Way, is also found on the site Click for sign's details

In front of the school is a sign that reads:
Jewish school
Named after Dov Haviv (Lubman)
The first Hebrew school in Israel
Founded in the year 1886
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There are other signs in the school yard:
Our student school library
In memory of the late Amnon Haviv
9 Bader 1936 - 30 in Sivan 1948
Who fell in the foothills of the Negev (Khulikat) during the independence war.

Haviv School
Historic room
A restored class

Medalia family house
(1885) The Medalia family moves into this structure
(1938) was donated by the family to the Colony Committee to expand the school
(2013) serves as the headquarters of "Beit Hebrew, Rishon LeZion"
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