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
The school was photographed that day Click for a larger image Click for a larger image Translation of the text on the sign
Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Israeli Heritage Sites
Holon city emblem
The emblem of the Ministry of Culture and Sport Kogel High School - Atidim High School named after M. Elyashiv
This building served as the residence of the Kugel High School, which was Holons first high school and operated in this building from 1951 to 1997. The school began operating in 1949, in a number of temporary buildings.
The cornerstone for this building was laid in May 1950, by the head of the Holon Council, Dr. Haim Kugel (1897-1953), in the presence of the Minister of Education and Culture, Zalman Shazar, who signed the Basic Scroll. In April 1951 the building was inaugurated.
Dr. Haim Kugel, who was also the first mayor, died on February 4, 1953, and the school was named after him.
In 1997, Kugel High School moved to Kiryat Pinchas Ayalon. Kugel - the College of Management operated in these buildings.
In 2006, the school was renamed Atidim after Mordechai Elyashiv (Friedman), who was the first director of the Kugel School from 1948 to 1965.
Elyashiv (1898-1977) was a teacher and educator at the Hebrew Real Gymnasium in Kaunas, Lithuania. He was active in the Zionist movement and immigrated to Israel in 1930. He served as a teacher in the science fields, in the agricultural youth village of Ben Shemen. He was active in the Haganah and the principal of the schools in Yagur and Givat Hashlosha. Published textbooks in chemistry, wrote many articles on study and nature.