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Sign: Jerusalem - Photograph in stone - The Family of Binyamin and Sultana Halevy

Ohel Moshe St 17, Jerusalem, Israel
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On the sign:
משפחת בנימין וסולטנה הלוי
האב, נצר למשפחת רבנים דור אחר דור בירושלים, נמנה עם ראשי העדה הספרדית בעיר ופעל רבות לטובת מוסדות ציבור ומפעלי צדקה. ראב"ד, יו"ר ועד השכונה וגבאי בית הכנסת "אוהל משה". ייסד את בית הזקנים הספרדי, היה תמוך נלהב בתנועה הציונית ונבחר לאסיפת הנבחרים כנציג היהדות הדתית-ציונית וכיהן בה לפיזורה.
משמאל: הרב בנימין הלוי, ילדיו אשר, יעקב ושמחה (נפטרה בילדותה) ורעייתו סולטנה.
עוזי הלוי ועדה פרדימן לבית הלוי

צילום: ש. נרינסקי, 1911, דפוס רשת על גבי פורצלן

סמל מיזם "תמונה באבן" - אוהל משה - תרמ"ב 1882 - ירושלים

Symbol of the "Photograph in Stone" project - Ohel Moshe 1882 - JERUSALEM

The Family of Binyamin and Sultana Halevy
Descended from a long line of rabbis in Jerusalem, he was one of the leaders of the Sephardic community in the city and was very active on behalf of public institutions and charity organizations. President of a rabbinical court, chairman of the Ohel Moshe Quarter Committee, and beadle of the Ohel Moshe Synagogue. Established the Sephardic old age home. An ardent supporter of Zionism; he was elected a member of the Representative Assembly as a reprešentatiye of religious Zionism, serving on it until it was disbanded.
From the left: Binyamin, his children Asher, Yaukov, and Simha (died in childhood), and his wife.
Uzi Halevy and Ada Friedman née Halevy

Photo Sh Narinsky 1911 silk screen print on porcelain.

[תמונה: משנת 1911 המתוארת בשלט]
[Image: from 1911 depicted on the sign]
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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 house on which the sign is located was photographed that day (the current sign is the farthest from the 2 signs on the wall of the house) Click for a larger image

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