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The expansive square in front of the National Institutions Building had become, without anyone deciding upon this, the central square of the Jews of Jerusalem and with time – of the entire Jewish Yishuv in the Land of Israel. Festive events, demonstrations against the British, rallies of joy and conversely funerals of famous personages – were all held in this place and drew large crowds. The square functioned as other well-known squares or places of gathering in the world: The Forum Romanum in ancient Rome, the Place de la Bastille in Paris, Piccadilly Circus in London, the Red Square in Moscow, and "Times Square" in New York. And here – the Kings of Israel Square in Tel Aviv, which was renamed Rabin Square in 1995.
  The National Square

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