The Hagana Ribbon - award document

   

 

Hagana Ribbon - award document

 

The official announcement that accompanied the ribbon and the certificate

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Hagana Ribbon - award document

 

Hagana Ribbon - award document

   
   
The Hagana Ribbon - award ceremonies


The Hagana ribbon was awarded after a committee headed by Israel Amir, head of the Ministry of Defense personnel department, determined the eligibility of every candidate. More than 44,000 ribbons were granted. The first ribbons were presented in Jerusalem on June 9, 1958, after a parade of 4000 Hagana veterans. Other ceremonies were held all over Israel.
The son of late Ze'ev Zhabotinsky, Ari Zhabotinsky, refused to accept the ribbon that his father was entitled to, in protest to what he considered the government's disregard for the contribution of the underground organizations (Etzel and Lechi), split-offs of the Haganah, to the struggle for independence of the State of Israel.

Here follow some pictures of the June 9, 1958 ceremony.

 

Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony


Left to right: Chaim Laskov, Shaul Avi Gur,Yaacov Dori, David Ben Gurion,
President Ben Zvi, Yisrael Galili, Shimon Peres, Meir Amit, Mattityahu Peled

 
 
Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony

President Ben Zvi pins the ribbon on Ben Gurion's costume
 
 
Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony
 
The ribbon is presented to Yaacov Dori, the first Chief of Staff of the Hagana and IDF, later president of the Technion.
Below his award certificate and the original ribbon.
 
 
Igor Ostapenko 
 
Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony
 

David Ben Gurion pins the ribbon on Yigael Yadin, second IDF Chief of Staff

 
 
Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony
 

David Ben Gurion presents the Haganah Ribbon to Chief Of Staff Chaim Laskov

 
 
Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony
 

Moshe Dayan

Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony
Hagana award ceremony in Givatayim
 

Sources:
Pictures: Government Press Office,
Pridan Moshe
Text: "Israel, Army and Defence, A Dictionary" by Zeev Schiff and Eitan Haber, 1976

 
Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony
 
Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony
 
Hagana Ribbon - award ceremony

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