Photographer's Note

One of the most beautiful houses in the Greek-Colony quarter in Jerusalem, is the International Christian Embassy building.
The villa was built in the early 30s by the contractor Haci Ibrahim , and was called " Villa Circassi" due to the contractor's Circassian origin.
From the mid -30s of the 20th century to the Second World War, the building served the Czechoslovak Consulate . After 1948 Independence-War the building was transferred to the Custodian of Absentee Property and the Ivory-Coast embassy rented it until 1980. Between 1980 to 1997 the building served the Hartman Institute, and since 1997 the building serves as the International Christian Embassy , a non-diplomatic institue.
( A Wikipedia source).

Location on map: 31.7638, 35.2144, -0.3 exp. bias due to bright daylight.

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Additional Photos by Ike Harel (ikeharel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 10502 W: 619 N: 19406] (85668)
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