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Sign: Jerusalem - Photograph in stone - Alba Pharmacy

HaHavatselet St 1, Jerusalem, Israel
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On the sign:
[תמונת בית המרקחת אלבא, בפינת רחוב יפו ורחוב חבצלת בשנות ה-40 של המאה העשרים]
סמל מיזם "תמונה באבן" - רחוב החבצלת

בית מרקחת "אלבא" נוסד תרפ"ד
הוקם ע"י הרוקח רובוביץ ונרכש בשנת 1938 ע"י הרוקח וילי רוזנברג. פעל במלחמת השחרור ובכל מלחמות ישראל.
מאז 1956 הבעלות בידי המשפחה.

כתבו: מנהלי בית המרקחת: אבי רז - דור שני, דניאל ארבל - דור רביעי
צילום: בית המרקחת בשנות ה-40 של המאה ה-20
אוסף מינהל קהילתי לב העיר בארכיון יד בן צבי
רח’ החבצלת (לשעבר רח’ הסולל)

סמל "עדן" החברה לפיתוח מרכז ירושלים
סמל הרשות לפיתוח ירושלים
סמל העיר ירושלים
סמל מינהל קהילתי לב העיר - ירושלים
סמל יד יצחק בן צבי

[Picture of the Alba Pharmacy, on the corner of Jaffa Street and Havatzelet Street in the 1940s]
Symbol of the "Photograph in Stone" project - Havatzelet Street

"Alba" Pharmacy founded 1924
Set up by a pharmacist called Rubovitch and acquired in 1938 by pharmacist Willy Rosenberg. Operated during the War of Independence and all of Israel’s wars.
Owned by the family since 1956.

Text: Managers of the pharmacy Avi Raz second generation, Daniel Arbel fourth generation
Photo: The pharmacy in the 1940s
Lev Hair Community Administration Collection Yad Ben Zvi Photo Archives
HaHavatzelet St (ex-Hasolel)

Symbol of "Eden", the company for the development of the center of Jerusalem
Symbol of the Jerusalem Development Authority
The emblem of the city of Jerusalem
Symbol of the Lev Ha’ir Community Administration - Jerusalem
Emblem of Yad Yitzhak Ben Zvi
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A sign belonging to the "Photograph in Stone" series. In this series, which is located mainly in the center of Jerusalem, historical buildings, prominent figures in the city’s history and more are commemorated.

The building was photographed that day Click for a larger image
The pharmacy is located where Cafe Aldo appears in the picture. To the left of "Aldo" you can see the sign for "Books Jordan", a bookstore that has existed since 1929, and whose sign in the 1940s can be seen in the picture that appears on the sign.
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Adjacent to this sign is a sign about the founder of the "Havatzelet" newspaper - Israel Dov Frumkin Click for sign's details

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