The sign shape is rectangular but its head is designed according to the silhouette of the old building of the Gymnasia Herzliya, which serves as a logo of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel
The clinic was photographed on the same day by the same photographer Click for a larger image
The mention of the donation that appears at the bottom of the plaque is surprising and is not acceptable for plaques of this type, but is understandable in light of the fact that it was donated by the Oliver family, the family of the nurse mentioned on the plaque. Translation of the text on the sign
Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Israeli Heritage Sites
The emblem of Batzra
The emblem of the Ministry of Culture and Sport
Symbol of a Batzra Cooperative Society The clinic
The Moshav clinic building was built in the early 1950s in the center of the village near the planned Beit Haam. The clinics first location was in the Barracks neighborhood (today - Oranim St.).
The clinic was one of the central institutions and served the residents of the moshav. The clinic building was also a place of fellowship for the village veterans who came to it daily.
The clinic was staffed once a week by Rebecca (Becky) Oliver, a local resident who took on the role of the "merciful nurse" and by a doctor from the Health maintenance organization. Beckys knowledge of English, French, German, Spanish and Slavic languages helped her communicate with the residents who immigrated from many diasporas.
Rebecca (Becky) Oliver settled with her family in Basra in 1949. In the early 1980s she retired. She died in 1999 at the age of 80 and left a son, a grandson and their families in Batzra. The clinic operated at full occupancy until the year 2000, and is still used mainly by the older population of Batzraas well as the other members of Kopah Klalit.
Donated by the Oliver family