19/02/2006

Knesseth Menorah

 

 

 
 

In front of the entrance to the Knesseth, stands a 5m high seven-branched candlestick, symbol of the state of Israel, designed and cast in bronze by Benno Elkan. Twenty-nine reliefs show figures and events from Jewish history. It was a gift from the British parliament.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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