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Haim Farhi is one of the people whose lives were connected to the history of Acco and the history of the Galilee in general.
The city has dedicated a square in his name, which is located in the market of the Old City and stands as a symbol of the Jewish growth of the city.
The ruler of Acco, Al-Jazzar recognized the potential of the talented young man
from Damascus and appointed him the finance minister of the Acco administration.
During his tenure, he developed various programs that helped develop the economy during the Ottoman period and supported the Jewish community that lived in Acco.
His support for the Jewish community led many to call him "the Minister of the Jews.
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