The Olive Tree in Israel’s Postage

Jan 17, 2021

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אֶרֶץ חִטָּה וּשְׂעֹרָה וְגֶפֶן וּתְאֵנָה וְרִמּוֹן אֶרֶץ־זֵית שֶׁמֶן וּדְבָשׁ׃

a land of wheat and barley, of vines, figs, and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey;

E-retz khi-TAH us-o-RAH v'-GE-fen ut-ay-NAH v'-ree-MON e-retz ZAYT SHE-men ud-VASH

Deuteronomy 8:8

❝A land of wheat and barley, of vines, figs, and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey❞  Deuteronomy 8:8

 

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Olive Tree on Israeli postage from 2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

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an Olive Tree growing in Israel’s Negev portrayed on a fictional stamp by artist Ido Michaeli

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the Olive Tree on an Israeli stamp from the 21st century

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A print of an olive tree on Israeli postage

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An Israeli postage stamp from 2003 showing an ancient Olive Press and the Olive Tree

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