After finding the nice new health clinic (the one in the previous post), I decided to explore a few unfamiliar streets of the Jerusalem neighborhood and see what else I could discover.
Hmm, interesting old machines lined up in there.
I stuck my camera through the locked gate and snapped a quick pic before the security guard could get worried.
Hmm, might be old printing press equipment.
Sure enough! There was the sign saying המדפיס הממשלתי.
HaMadpis HaMemshalti means the Government Printer.
Part of the Ministry of Finance, the unit has been providing printing services to governmental institutions since the beginning of the State of Israel.
The Government Printer is also in charge of the printing of identity cards and passports,
national final exams for schools, stamps, governmental reports, state
In a short video of their operations you can see how far the equipment has advanced from the old metal presses in the front yard.
(Linking to Lesley's meme signs, signs.)