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Sign: Holon - "Showing a place" - the Pantheon

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Sderot Kugel 1, Holon, Israel
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העיר חולון מוקירה את פועלם של אישים שתרמו ברוחם, כוחם, יוזמתם ותושייתם להקמת המדינה, לשמירה על בטחונה ולביסוסה
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Part of the "Showing a place" project - Jubilee for Israel, an array of sculptures placed on the boulevard in 1998 - the Jubilee Year for Israel that expresses tribute and commemoration to the enterprises and personalities that shaped the State of Israel

In the current exhibition, stone cubes are engraved with the names of personalities in various fields.

The writing on the sign is spread over four sides as can be seen in the following pictures: Click for a larger image Click for a larger image Click for a larger image
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Creators (artists, architects, intellectuals)
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DOV KARMI
1905-1962

Architect. Pioneers of the international style in the country. Enriched the housing culture and contributed to the personal and human aspect
Winner of the Israel Prize

ABRAHAM SHLONSKY
1900-1973

Poet, editor and translator. One of the greatest modern creatures in Hebrew literature. Raised a generation of young writers and poets
Winner of the Israel Prize
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YIZHAK DANZIGER
1916-1977

Sculptor. Combined ancient and "Canaanite" symbols in his works. Engaged in the design and restoration of damaged natural sites. Influenced artistic activity in Israel.
Winner of the Israel Prize
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ARIEH SHARON
1900-1984

Architect. Promotes the social aspect of international architecture while adapting it to the emerging population of the country. Head of the Construction Planning Division.
Winner of the Israel Prize
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S.Y AGNON
1888-1970

One of the greatest Hebrew writers of the twentieth century. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1966
Israel Prize winner (twice)


ARIEH EL-HANANI

1898-1985

Architect. sculptor. Designer of exhibitions and backdrops, created in all areas of the plastic arts. Designer of the symbols of the Palmach and the IDF.
Winner of the Israel Prize

U. Z. GREENBERG
1896-1981

Poet. One of the greats of modern Hebrew poetry. One of the leaders of Revisionist Zionism. First Knesset Member
Winner of the Israel Prize

LEA GOLDBERG
1911-1970

Poet. Researcher of literature, translator and critic
She also wrote songs and stories for children
Winner of the Israel Prize
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AHARON MESKIN
1898-1974

Actor. One of the greats of Israeli theater. One of the first of the Habima Theater, he performed there for more than fifty years
Winner of the Israel Prize

HANNA ROVINA
1889-1980

Actress. The first lady of Israeli theater for many years. One of the founders of the Habima Theater. She has held dozens of lead roles
Winner of the Israel Prize
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ZE’EV RECHTER
1898-1960

Architect. Work to promote architectural quality and to formulate a local language within the framework of the modern movement while striving to create a dynamic architectural environment that reflects a new society.


REUVEN RUBIN

1893-1974

One of the most important Israeli painters. One of the founders of the Association of Painters and Sculptors. Draw backdrops for many shows.
Israel’s first diplomatic envoy in Romania.
[Although it does not appear on the sign, Reuven Rubin is also the winner of the Israel Prize]

NATHAN ALTERMAN
1910-1970

One of the greatest Hebrew poets of the twentieth century. Known for his plays. Hymns and his section on current affairs "The Seventh Column"
Winner of the Israel Prize
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NAHUM GUTMAN
1898-1980

Painter. illustrator. author. In his work, he developed an Israeli style and perpetuated the colorfulness of Eastern life.
Winner of the Israel Prize
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Dreamers and warriors
This place is intended for the names of the dreamers and warriors, builders and defenders of the wall-breakers and the first pioneers of aliyah, the people of the old settlement and the new settlement, the leaders of Zionism and the settlement, who paved the way for the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948.
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NATHAN ELBAZ
1932-1954

An IDF soldier. A new immigrant from Morocco. He sacrificed his life to save his comrades by throwing himself on a hand grenade. Praised by the chief of staff.
Owner of a Medal of Distinguished Service

ELI COHEN
1924-1965

An "Mossad" man who infiltrated Syria with a borrowed identity. Passed on vital news from there.
Captured and hanged in Damascus
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YITHAK SADEH
1890-1952

One of the senior commanders of the Haganah organization. The founder of the Palmach and its first commander.
One of the first generals in the IDF

YA’AKOV DORI
1899-1973
The first IDF Chief of Staff during the War of Independence.
President of the Technion
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MOSHE DAYAN
1915-1981

One of the IDF commanders. Chief of Staff in the Suez Crisis. Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Defense and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
One of the architects of peace with Egypt

YIGAEL YADIN
1917-1984

One of the first generals in the IDF. The second chief of staff. Archaeologist, reveals Hatzor and Masada.
Deputy Prime Minister

YIGAL ALON
1918-1980

From the first Palmach and its commander. General in the IDF during the War of Independence.
Minister of Labor, Minister of Education and Culture and Minister of Foreign Affairs

CHAIM SHEBA
1908-1971

One of the fathers of public medicine in Israel. First Chief Medical Officer of the IDF. Founder of Tel Hashomer Hospital, named after him.
Winner of the Israel Prize

D. E. BERGMANN
1903-1975

One of the top scientists in Israel. One of the founders of scientific-security research. Chairman of the Atomic Energy Committee
Winner of the Israel Prize
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Manufacturers, rabbis, statesmen, thinkers and more
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GERSHOM SCHOLEM
1897-1982

Thinker and one of the greatest scholars of Jewish thought and Kabbalah in recent generations. Lived in Israel from 1932 until the day he died
Winner of the Israel Prize
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PINHAS EILON
1909-1987

The second mayor of Holon and the man who expanded its boundaries.
Served in office for 34 years

HAYIM KUGEL
1897-1953

One of the founding generation. The head of the local council and the first mayor of Holon
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AVRAHAM HARZFELD
1891-1973

One of the leaders of the labor movement and establishes hundreds of agricultural settlements. Resident of Holon
Winner of the Israel Prize

ARIE SHENKAR
1877-1959

Entrepreneur and industrialist. President of the Association of Industrial Owners for decades.
Member of many public bodies.
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M. Z. NERIAH
1913-1995

Rabbi, educator, religious leader and Member of Knesset. Creator of the "Eretz Israel Yeshiva" of the Bnei Akiva youth movement
Winner of the Israel Prize

J. L. FISHMAN-MAIMON
1878-1962

Rabbi and leader of the national religious movement.
The first Minister of Religions in the Israeli government

A. Y. KARELITZ
1878-1953

One of the greatest arbitrators. Has the highest Torah authority in recent generations. Known as the "Vision Man"
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Y. H. HERZOG
1888-1959

The last Ashkenazi chief rabbi during the Yishuv period and the first in the State of Israel
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MARTIN BUBER
1878-1965

Philosopher, one of the greatest spirits of the people of Israel in recent generations. Lived in Israel from 1939 until the day of his death
Winner of the Israel Prize

MOSHE ZMORA
1888-1961

Lawyer and public figure.
President of the Supreme Court in itsfirst six years
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AMIN N. TARIF
1898-1993

The spiritual leader of the Druze community in Israel for decades. A loyal ally of the State of Israel
Winner of the Israel Prize
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B. M. H. UZIEL
1889-1953

The first Sephardic rabbi (Rishon LeZion) last in the Yishuv period and the first in the State of Israel
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AHARON KATZIR
1913-1972

Biophysicist, one of the greatest scientists in Israel. President of the Israeli Academy of Sciences. Killed in a terrorist attack at Lod Airport
Winner of the Israel Prize

JOSEPH WEITZ
1890-1972

The man of the second aliyah. One of the leaders of the Jewish National Fund.
One of the fathers of vocation and land preparation
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E. E. ORBACH
1912-1990

One of the greatest scholars of our generation in the field of Talmud and rabbinic literature. President of the Israeli Academy of Sciences
Winner of the Israel Prize
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RIVKA GUBER
1902-1981

Known as the leader in pioneering missions. Moshav Company. A soldier in the British army. During the War of Independence she lost two sons. One of the first settlers and counselors in the Lachish region.
Winner of the Israel Prize
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CHAIM HERZOG
1918-1997

Major General in the IDF, Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Member of Knesset.
The sixth president of the State of Israel

ZALMAN SHAZAR
1889-1974

Public figure, writer, journalist and editor. The first Minister of Education and Culture.
The third president of the State of Israel

YIZHAK BEN ZVI
1884-1963

One of the leaders of the labor movement. President of the National Committee. Researcher of the Jewish community.
The second president of the State of Israel

MENAHEM BEGIN
1913-1992

Commander of the Irgun - the national military organization during the period of the struggle against the British.
The sixth prime minister

CHAIM WEIZMANN
1874-1952

Scientist, President of the Zionist Organization.
The first president of the State of Israel
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YIZHAK RABIN
1922-1995

One of the commanders of the Palmach in the War of Independence. Chief of Staff of the Six Day War. Twice the Prime Minister.
Killed by an assassin

LEVI ESHKOL
1895-1969

From the early settlement and absorption of mass immigration. Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Finance
The third prime minister

GOLDA MEIR
1898-1978

One of the leaders of the labor movement and the Yishuv . Minister of Labor, Minister of Foreign Affairs
The fourth prime minister

DAVID BEN GURION
1886-1973

One of the leaders of the Yishuv and the Zionist movement. The leader who declared the establishment of the state
The Prime Minister and the first Minister of Defense

MOSHE SHARETT
1894-1965

From the leaders of the Yishuv and Zionism. The first foreign minister
The second prime minister
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Translation of the text on the sign:
The city of Holon honors the work of personalities who have contributed their spirit, power, initiative and resourcefulness to the establishment of the state, to maintaining its security and establishing it.



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