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Sign: Geula Commercial School - Commemoration of Underground Movements in Tel Aviv - old format

Ge’ula St 30, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל העיר תל אביב
סמל ההגנה

מק"ל (מקום לימוד) בית ספר למסחר גאולה
במקום זה שכנו בשעתם בית הספר תיכון למסחר ובית הספר "גאולה", ששימשו בשנים תרצ"ו-תש"ח (1936-1948) כמקום אימונים בנשק וטופוגרפיה וכמרכז של חג"ם ("חינוך גופני מוגבר", שם מחתרתי לאימונים של תלמידי תיכון). במקום היה גם מחבוא ("סליק") לנשק.
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The building in front of which the sign is located was photographed that day Click for a larger image

In front of the building you can still see the original sign of the school: "High School of Commerce" Click for a larger image

In 2022, a sign in the new format with the same text was photographed in the same place, added after the time when the current sign was photographed Click for sign's details

Translation of the text on the sign:
The emblem of the city of Tel Aviv
The emblem of the Haganah organization

Makal (place of study) Geula Commercial School
This place housed at one time the Commercial High School and the Geula School, which were used in 1936-1948 as a training place for weapons and topography and as a center for HAGM ("Increased Physical Education", an underground name for the training of high school students). There was also a hideout ("Slick") for weapons.

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