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The Olive Tree in Israel’s Postage

Jan 17, 2021


אֶ֤רֶץ חִטָּה֙ וּשְׂעֹרָ֔ה וְגֶ֥פֶן וּתְאֵנָ֖ה וְרִמּ֑וֹן אֶֽרֶץ־זֵ֥ית שֶׁ֖מֶן וּדְבָֽשׁ׃

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


Olive Tree on Israeli postage from 2001



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



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



A print of an olive tree on Israeli postage



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

Related Names and Places: First Fruit, Agricultural Commandments

Relate Bible Verses: Chapter 8

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