Menorah - Menorah near the Knesset - Israeli Parliament, Jerusalem
The menorah is a bronze menorah with a height of 4.30 m, a width of 3.5 m and a weight of 4 tons. It was created by Benno Elkan (1877-1960), a Jewish sculptor who escaped from the Nazis, having left Germany for Great Britain. This menorah was presented to the Knesset as a gift from the Parliament of the United Kingdom on April 15, 1956 in honor of the eighth anniversary of the independence of Israel.
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