FYI, the gentleman who built the house, Hirsch Zvi Levin, my great grandfather Meyer Levin's older brother, spelled his name as I have written here. Zvi Hirsch made aliyah from Chicago where he made his fortune and was born in Schat, Lithuania. Many of his descendants live in Israel which, no doubt, would have made him very proud.
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: Tourist tip #217 / The Old Russian Embassy