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Sign: Aharon Meskin & Raphael Klatchkin - Plaques of artists who lived in Tel Aviv

Frug St 33, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל העיר תל אביב
בבית זה חיו שחקני התאטרון הלאומי "הבימה"
אהרון מסקין
תרנ"ח-תשל"ד 1898-1974
רפאל קלצ’קין
תרס"ח-תשמ"ז 1905-1987

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The sign is on the wall of the building where they lived:
Aharon Meskin - theater actor, born in Shumyachi, Russia (1898-1974), immigrated to Israel in 1928.
One of the greatest theater actors in Israel.
In 1922 he joined the "Habima" theater in Moscow, together with the other actors immigrated to Israel and since then played all his life in the "Habima" theater.
Winner of the Israel Prize for Theater (1960)

Raphael Klatchkin - theater actor, born in Vawkavysk, Belarus (1907-1987), immigrated to Israel in 1921.
From a young age he played in several theaters, and when the "Habima" group moved from Moscow to Israel in 1928, he joined the "Habima" theater where he played until the day he died.
One of the most prominent theater actors in Israel, he played in over 200 plays, and also participated in many films.
Winner of the Israel Prize for Theater (1978) and other awards and titles.

The house they lived in was part of the workers’ dormitories, buildings built at the initiative of the Histadrut, built in the international style and inhabited by Histadrut activists and artists. The area was also called the "Habima neighborhood" because of the large number of actors who lived in the area.

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