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Libya: Zionist-religious education prize(?) medal, circa. 1932-1939; cast bronze(?); size: 29.5mm; weight: 11g. Obv.: Star of David w/ "Zion" in center; leg.: "HaHistadrut HaZionit
Item code: 0130360

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Libya: Zionist-religious education prize(?) medal, circa. 1932-1939; cast bronze(?); size: 29.5mm; weight: 11g. Obv.: Star of David w/ "Zion" in center; leg.: "HaHistadrut HaZionit BeTripolitania Makhleket HaKhinukh | 'Ben Yehuda'" ['The Zionist Federation in Tripolitania, Department of Education | 'Ben Yehuda'']. Rev.: Commandment Tablets; leg.: "Tkhiyat Safa Tkhyat Am" ['Revival of Language Revival of Nation']. BY was a local youth movement promoting awareness of Hebrew; it founded the "HaTikva" school system and was selected to run it. Annual song-writing competitions were held and this may have been a prize medal.