Israel Issued Stamp on Spring Season

israel spring stampIn Jewish tradition, spring is also connected to the exodus from Egypt, the Jews’ liberation from slavery, which is also known in Hebrew as the Festival of Spring.Israel’s first modern city, Tel Aviv, was named for the spring (“aviv” in Hebrew). This is a brilliant translation by Nachum Sokolov of the name of Theodor Herzl’s book Altneuland (old-new land), in which Herzl foresees the development and renewal of the Jewish people in Eretz Israel.

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