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Sign: Jerusalem - Heritage Sites in Israel - Immigration Department

Heleni ha-Malka St 9, Jerusalem, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל המועצה לשימור אתרי מורשת בישראל
סמל ארגון האצ"ל
סמל העיר ירושלים

מחלקת העליה
במקום זה שכנו משרדי מחלקת העליה של השלטון הבריטי, שהפעילו את גזרות הספר הלבן ןלמניעת עליה והצלת יהודים מאירופה. ביום י"ח בשבט תש"ד (12.2.1944) פוצצו לוחמי האצ"ל את הבניין.

Here were located the offices of the British department of immigration, which was responsible for implementing the White Paper restricting the immigration of Jews to Palestine.
The I.Z.L. bombed the büilding on February 12, 1944.
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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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