Feel At Home On Jewish Ships

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From the Bernard Museum of Judaica - Justify Your Existence exhibit catalog:

Feel at Home on Jewish Ships

The Palestine Maritime Lloyd Co. Ltd.
Haifa, ca. 1930

The Har Zion and its sister ship the Har Carmel were owned by the Palestine Maritime Lloyd shipping company, formed in 1934. The company and its ships were Jewish-owned, operated under Zionist principles, and flew under the “Jewish” flag.

Translation from Hebrew: Palestine Maritime Lloyd LTD, Haifa.
Ships: Mt. Zion, Mt. Carmel.
Translation from Yiddish: Your journey will be quick and inexpensive while you feel at home on the Jewish ships.