Israel 08/11

israel-0811Registered airmail cover from Israel, posted in Ramat-Hasharon in November 2008.

The two stamps at the left depict the seven-armed candelabrum, the menorah, which is one of the most important symbols of Judaism. It is also part of the coat of arms of Israel.

The middle stamps commemorates the International Youth Year 1985, which was initiated by the United Nations. The stamp was issued on July 16, 1985, and has a face value of 1.50 Israeli new sheqel (NIS). (Read more at this page.)

The right two stamps depict the fruit of the trees Quercus ithaburensis and Arbutus andrachne. They are part of the series “Trees of the Holy Land”, which was issued on December 29, 1981. Both stamps have a face value of 3 NIS.

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