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Sign: Jerusalem - Heritage Sites in Israel - Denia Square


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Herzl Blvd 100, Jerusalem, Israel
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סמל המועצה לשימור אתרי מורשת בישראל
סמל העיר ירושלים
סמל משרד התרבות והספורט
סמל הרשות לפיתוח ירושלים
סמל משרד ירושלים ומורשת

כיכר דניה
הכיכר נקראה על שם דניה (דנמרק), כאות הוקרה על פעולות העם הדני להצלת יהודי דנמרק בימי השואה. חנוכת הכיכר נערכה ביום 11.1.1982 בעת ביקור ראש ממשלת דנמרק אז בישראל, ויגו קמפמן, בטקס שנכחו בו, בין היתר, ראש ממשלת ישראל דוד בן-גוריון וראש עיריית ירושלים מרדכי איש שלום. בלב הכיכר ניצבת אנדרטה לזכר מבצע ההצלה של יהודי דנמרק, יצירה של הפסל רולף-(רודא) ריילינגר, המעוצבת כספינה המפליגה בים מרובה סלעים ושרטונות.

ساحة دنيا
تمت تسمية هذه الساحة باسم دنمارك تقديرًا لجهود الشعب الدنماركي في إنقاذ اليهود في بلادهم أيام المحركة ضد اليهود أبان الحرب العالمية الثانية. تم تدشين الساحة في ١١,١,١٩٦٢ خلال زيارة رئيس حكومة الدنمارك آنذاك بحضور رئيس الوزراء دافيد بن غوريون ورئيس بلدية القدس مردخاي ايش شالوم النصب التذكاري من صنع الفنان رولف ريلينغر على شكل سفينة تبحر بين الصخور البحرية.

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

DENIA SQUARE
Denia (Denmark) square was named in appreciation for the Danish people who rescued Jews of Denmark during the Holocaust. Inaugurated on January 11th, 1962 during the visit of the Prime Minister of Denmark, Viggo Kampmann, and attended by the Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and Jerusalem Mayor Mordechal Ish-Shalom. The monument In the heart of the square, designed by the sculptor Rolf-Roda Reilinger, describes a ship struggling in a stormy see among rocks.

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חנוכת כיכר דניה 1962
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Inauguration of Denia Square 1962
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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 square was photographed on the same day Click for a larger image

Details about the monument can be found here Click for sign's details




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