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Gymnasia's First Graduating Class, 1913

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Yehuda Leib and Fania Metman-Cohen arrived in Palestine in 1904, the first year of the Second Aliyah. Two years later they fulfilled their goal of establishing the Herzlia Hebrew Gymnasia in Jaffa, the first Hebrew secondary school in Palestine. Pictured is the Gymnasia's first graduating class (1913), including (1)Yehuda Leib Metman-Cohen, Principal; (2) his wife Fania Metman-Cohen; (3) Dov Hos; (4) Moshe Shertok (Sharett); (5) Eliyahu Golomb; (6) Rivka Shertok, sister of Moshe; (7) Zilla Feinberg, sister of Avshalom; (8) Moshe Menuhin, father of Hephzibah, Yehudi and Yalta.
Courtesy of Tamar Eshel.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Gymnasia's First Graduating Class, 1913." (Viewed on March 24, 2023) <https://jwa.org/media/metman-fania-2-still-image>.


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