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Sign: Jerusalem - Hadavidka


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Hadavidka, Jerusalem, Israel
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On the sign:
וְגַנּותִי אֶל-הַעִיר הַזּאת לְהוֹשִׁיעהּ...
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A monument located in Davidka Square, displaying the Davidka mortar, a mortar from the War of Independence. The monument was designed by Dr. Asher Hiram. The monument was moved from its original place as it stood in the light rail lane

The monument was photographed that day Click for a larger image Click for a larger image Click for a larger image

The house where the inventor of the Davidka lived - David Leibowitz (after whom the mortar is named) is defined as a heritage site in Israel Click for sign's details

The place where the Davidka was designed, and more details about the inventor, can be found on the next page from the workshop at Mikve Israel where it was developed and manufactured Click for sign's details


Translation of the text on the sign:
For I will defend this city to save it



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