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 house that is currently in this place and where the sign is located was photographed that day Click for a larger image
There is a monument in Jerusalem commemorating the Davidka mortar 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
Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Israeli Heritage Sites
Holon city emblem
The emblem of the Ministry of Culture and Sport
The emblem of the Government Tourism Company
"Tourism Revolution Logo" David Leibowitz House
In the house at 34 Eliyahu Krause Street lived David Leibowitz (1904-1969), a mortar inventor, the Davidka, who served our forces as heavy artillery during the War of Independence.
David Leibowitz, a graduate of a technical school in the USSR, immigrated to Israel in 1927 and was a teacher and technical director at the Mikve Israel agricultural school, near the city of Holon. David Leibowitz enlisted in the Haganah and became one of the pillars of the military industry.
In 1973, after his death, he was awarded the Israel Defense Prize.