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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Israel

WWI in Eretz Israel Centenary stamps The stamp features an Indian cavalryman (Library of Congress, from photos of the American Colony in Jerusalem) against the background of the Indian Cavalry battalion in the streets of lower Haifa (Imperial War Museum). … Continue reading

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February 2018 Stamp Issues of Israel

50 Years of Yotvata Hai-Bar A public association called Hai-Bar was founded in the 1960’s under the patronage of the Nature Parks Authority and managed by Avraham Yaffe and Uri Tson The association’s objective was to restore wildlife species which … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Israel

Submarines in Israel The Israeli Navy did not have any submarines when it was founded in March 1948. S Class Submarine, 1959 The Navy’s flotilla of submarines was established in 1959 and included two outdated submarines purchased from the British … Continue reading

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Israel: Festivals Stamp Issue

This years’ Festival stamps focus on three evening customs: the recitation of Selicot prayers in the evenings before Yom Kippur; on the eve after the end of Yom Kippur the building of the Sukkah (temporary structure to remind us of the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Israel

Israel-Croatia Joint Issue In 2017, Israel and Croatia mark 20 years of diplomatic relations. The goal is to strengthen friendly relations between the two countries. We have seen ups and downs in the past, but now are moving forward positively.Over … Continue reading

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Israel Issued Stamp on Shimon Peres

To mark the first death anniversary  of Israel’s ninth president Shimon Peres, the Israel Postal Company in conjunction with Israel Philatelic Services on Monday issued a special Shimon Peres memorial stamp.Valued at NIS 2.40, the stamp features a portrait of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Israel

Memorial Day 2017 The graphic design of the Memorial Day stamps has been expressed over the years symbolically and through monuments. This year our Memorial Stamp depicts the National Memorial Hall. Jerusalem is also the focus for this year’s Memorial … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Israel

The Passover Haggadah The Passover Haggadah, the book about the Exodus from Egypt, which is read on the festival eve, comes in many different forms. This stamp set highlights Haggadahs that represent three Zionist values: security, alyiah and settlement.over the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Israel

Krav Maga Krav Maga is an Israeli martial art designed for self-defense, a method that allows anyone to defend him or her self against acts of violence. Krav Maga students learn how to protect themselves from arm and leg blows, … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Israel

Aromatic Plants Frankincense-A genus (Boswellia) of the Burseraceae family that includes a number of tree and bush species from which the resin used for the incense called frankincense is derived. The resin is collected in containers after puncturing the bark … Continue reading

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