Duck on a hot tin roof

A giant duck has indeed been placed on Tel Aviv's city hall, and will remain there until it moves to a permanent home at in Holon.

By MIRIAM BULWAR DAVID-HAY (TRANSLATED)
April 27, 2008 11:58

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

If you happen to have passed Tel Aviv's city hall in recent days and thought you were seeing things, you may be excused. A giant duck has indeed been placed on the building's roof, and will remain there until it moves to a permanent home at the Museum for Caricatures and Cartoons in Holon, reports Yediot Tel Aviv. According to the report, the idea for placing the 10-meter-high duck on city hall came from the family of the late cartoonist Dudu Geva, who passed away of a heart attack three years ago at the age of 55. The duck was Geva's iconic symbol, and his family sought to have him memorialized by placing a giant version on top of city hall. Municipal officials reportedly thought the idea was utterly bird-brained and refused, but recently relented. The duck will remain on the building until its new nest is ready in Holon.

Related Content

JERUSALEM: RESETTLED upon its desolation
December 19, 2010
Vying for control of the Temple Mount – on Foursquare

By SHARON UDASIN