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Sign: Major Lionel Juene - Commemoration of Underground Movements in Tel Aviv

Nemal Yafo St 10, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל העיר תל אביב
עיריית תל אביב יפו

המיג’ור ליונל ג’ון
קצין בריטי (1880-1943) ששימש מפקד נמל יפו. עם פרוץ מאורעות תרפ"א ביפו ב-1 במאי 1921, גילה נחישות ואומץ לב, השתלט על המתפרעים, עצר את מסע הרצח ב"בית החלוץ" שברחוב יפת וחילץ יהודים רבים ברחבי יפו.
ד"ר חיים ויצמן כתב לו, כי ל נשכח את החוב כלפיו על אומץ לבו ורוחו.

British officer (1880-1943) who served as commander of Jaffa Port.
During the outbreak of the Jaffa Riots on May 1, 1921, he showed determination and bravery, gained control over the rioters, stopped the murder campaign at Beit HaHalutz on Yefet St. and rescued many Jews across Jaffa.
Dr. Chaim Weizmann wrote to him that we will not forget our debt to him for his courage and spirit.

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The sign is rectangular but its head is designed according to the emblem of the city of Tel Aviv

Unlike the other signs in this series, this sign is not dedicated to a particular underground, and in fact does not deal with the underground at all, but with the rule of the British Mandate.

Beit HaHalutz mentioned on the sign is defined as a heritage site in Israel Click for sign's details

Translation of the text on the sign:
The emblem of the city of Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv Jaffa municipality

The rest of the Hebrew text is translated to English on the sign

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