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Sign: Jerusalem - Heritage Sites in Israel - Even Israel Neighborhood


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Jaffa St 85, Jerusalem, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל המועצה לשימור אתרי מורשת בישראל
סמל העיר ירושלים
סמל משרד התרבות והספורט
סמל הרשות לפיתוח ירושלים
סמל משרד ירושלים ומורשת

שכונת אבן ישראל
שכונת אבן ישראל נבנתה בשנת 1873, כשכונה השישית בירושלים מחוץ לעיר העתיקה, כיוזמה פרטית של תושבים ברובע היהודי. שמה של השכונה נובע ממספר מקימיה: חמישים ושלושה. אבן בגימטרייה שווה 53. השכונה נבנתה בשיטת החומה והשערים כמקום מבוצר. סביב חצר מרכזית שפונים אליה פתחי הדירות. בכל קצה הוצב שער כניסה שנסגר בלילה ובשעת צרה.

حي أبن إسرائيل
تم بناء الحي اليهودي السادس خارج البلدة القديمة عام ١٨٧٣ بمبادرة ٥٣ شخصا فاشتق الاسم بناءً على علم الاعداد اليهودي الذي يستبدل الأرقام بالأحرف الأبجدية فتساوي الكلمة العبرية (ابن) الرقم ٥٣. الحي عبارة عن مربع محاط بالسور مع فناء في الوسط وبوابة في كلا

Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel
The emblem of the city of Jerusalem
Symbol of the Ministry of Culture and Sports
Symbol of the Jerusalem Development Authority
Emblem of the Ministry of Jerusalem and Heritage

EVEN ISRAEL NEIGHBORHOOD
Built in 1873 as the sixth Jewish neighborhood outside the Old City at a private initiative of 53 residents of the Old City Jewish Quarter. The name is derived from the number of the founders. In the Hebrew alphanumeric code of assigning a numerical value to each letter, the Hebrew Even (stone) equals 53. Built as a fortified quarter with walls and a central courtyard, and a gate on each end, that could be locked.
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Comments:
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 sign is on one of the neighborhood’s gates, as you can see in the photo taken that day Click for a larger image

A sign from the series of built heritage houses is placed at the second gate of the neighborhood (note that the year 1875 is written on this sign as the year the neighborhood was founded, which is probably the correct year) Click for sign's details




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