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Sign: Jerusalem - Heritage Sites in Israel - Goldsmith House


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Ha-Rav Avida St 1, Jerusalem, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל המועצה לשימור אתרי מורשת בישראל
סמל ארגון האצ"ל
סמל העיר ירושלים

בית גולדשמיד
במקום זה עמד בזמנו בית גולדשמיד, אשר שכן ב"אזור הבטחון" ושימש מועדון לקצינים הבריטים בירושלים.
ביום ט’ באדר תש"ז (1.3.1947) הסתערה יחידת לוחמים של האצ"ל חיסלה את התנגדות המשמרות ופוצצה את הבניין.

Here stood Goldsmith House, which housed a British officers club at the time of the British Mandate. On March 1,1947, a unit of the I.Z.L. stormed the club and blew up the building.
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Note that unlike other signs from the same series, the head of the sign is not designed according to the silhouette of the old building of the Herzliya Gymnasium

The current building was photographed that day Click for a larger image

Translation of the text on the sign:
Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Israeli Heritage Sites
Symbol of the Irgun organization
The emblem of the city of Jerusalem




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