Various signs
The ultimate street signs, historical sites and house numbers
× Want to add signs? There is an app! Get it on Google Play Download on the App Store

Sign: Jerusalem - The building in which the first president of the State of Israel was elected

HaKeren HaKayemet Le-Israel St 1, Jerusalem, Israel
Click here for a map that contains other items in the area

On the sign:
סמל מדינת ישראל

בבנין זה
נתכנסה האסיפה המכוננת ביום ט"ו בשבט תש"ט
נבחר הנשיא הראשון למדינת ישראל
חיים וייצמן
ביום י"ז בשבט תש"ט
נתקיימו ישיבות הכנסת הראשונה
מיום ו’ בטבת תש"י עד יום י"ט באדר תש"י
Add comments, corrections, or missing information. After clicking the "Submit" button you will be taken to a page where you will be required to specify your name and email address.
Please note, you do not need to specify details about the item, these details will be automatically added

The sign is in front of the Jewish Agency’s house in the courtyard of the National Institutions.

The following pictures taken that day show the location of the sign
Click for a larger image
Click for a larger image

Translation of the text on the sign:
Symbol of the State of Israel

In this building
The Constituent Assembly was convened on 14 February 1949
The first president was elected to the State of Israel
Haim Weizman
On the 16 February 1949
The first Knesset meetings were held
From 26 December 1949 to the 8 March 1950

The ultimate street signs, historical sites and house numbers

Initiating the site - Eli Zvuluny - Programming and building the site Possible Worlds Ltd. Possible Worlds Ltd. © 2019-2024

© ALL RIGHTS RESERVED - The site and its content are copyright protected. The full copyrights of the site's content belong to Eli Zvuluny. All images in the site (unless another photographer is mentioned) were taken by Eli Zvuluny that has the full copyrights on them. The use of any images or other materials included herein, in whole or part, for any purpose is expressly prohibited without the written permission of Eli Zvuluny. .