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Sign: Rehovot - Heritage Sites in Israel - Haskelberg House

Ya’akov St 17, Rehovot, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל המועצה לשימור אתרי מורשת בישראל
סמל העיר רחובות

"בית חסקלברג"
כאן היה בעבר בית ההנהלה של "מנוחה ונחלה".
הדייר האחרון בבית, בטרם נהרס, היה ד"ר ליאון חסקלברג.
במרתף הבית ובמיבני המשק היה בשנות ה"מאבק" "סליק" (מקום מחבוא לנשק) מרכזי של ה"הגנה" ברחובות.
בעליית הגג פעל בשנים 1939-1937 מפעל לייצור נפצים לרימוני-יד.
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The sign shape is square but its head is designed according to the silhouette of the old building of the Gymnasia Herzliya, which serves as a logo of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel

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"Menucha Venahala" was a settlement association established in Warsaw, Poland, established with the goal of establishing a colony that was not sponsored by Baron Rothschild. The company bought tracts of land from the village of Dura and, among other things, used the colony Rehovot

Translation of the text on the sign:
Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Israeli Heritage Sites
Rehovot city emblem

Haskelberg House
Here used to be the "Menucha Venahala" executive house.
The last occupant of the house, before he was demolished, was Dr. Leon Haskelberg.
In the basement of the house and in the other buildings, during the "struggle" period, "slick" (a hiding place for weapons) was a central part of the "Hagana" in Rehovot.
In the attic, from 1939 to 1937, a grenade explosives factory was operating.

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