Herzlia Hebrew Gymnasia Graduating Class, Jaffa, 1913

Yehuda Leib and Fania Metman-Cohen arrived in Palestine in 1904, during the Second Aliyah period. Two years later they established the Herzlia Hebrew Gymnasia in Jaffa, the first Hebrew secondary school in Palestine. Pictured here in 1913 is the first graduating class. Among those shown are (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. "Herzlia Hebrew Gymnasia Graduating Class, Jaffa, 1913." (Viewed on February 25, 2020) <https://jwa.org/media/second-aliyah-2-still-image>.

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