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063 Levi Eshkol's Home

46 Ben Maimon Blvd., Rehavia

Architect: Benjamin Chaikin, 1933

Guided tours of this house, which was originally built for the family of Julius Jacobs, the deputy governor of Jerusalem during the British Mandate period. Designed in the International Style, the exterior walls of the building are covered with plaster and not stone, which is unusual for Jerusalem, and the design also incorporates local motifs such as arches. Between 1950 and 1974, it served as the official Prime Minister’s Residence and was home to David Ben Gurion, Levi Eshkol and Golda Meir (Golda’s famous kitchen was located here). In 1977, the building was given to Yad Levi Eshkol, a nonprofit organization that commemorates the life and work of the former Israeli Prime Minister. 

After being unoccupied for over 40 years, the building underwent extensive renovation and restoration. It currently houses the Jerusalem offices of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) and Yad Levi Eshkol. 

For more information: 02-631-3091.

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