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Gan Rave (Israel)

Mo'atza Ezorit Gan Rave, Regional Council of Gan Rave

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[Regional Council of Gan Rave (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 12 July 1962

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Regional Council Gan Rave (meaning "watered garden") is situated on the sea shore, south of Rishon LeZiyyon, east of Rehovot and Nes Ziyyona and north of Yavne . Est. 1952, 5,000 inh. Its name is taken from the bible (Isaiah 58,11 and Jeremiah 31,12). The desk flag is white with blue emblem, but there could be changes when it is used as a hoisted flag. The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), 'Publications Gazette' section (Yalkut ha'Pirsumim), YP 942, 12 July 1962.
Source: photo of the desk flag received from Ralph Phillips.
Dov Gutterman
, 10 November 2001

Isaiah 58,11:

And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

Jeremiah 31,12:

Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the Lord, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.

Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 14 November 2001

Regional Council of Gan Rave govern eight settlements: Bet Hanan, Ge'alya, Bet Oved, Gan Soreq, Kefar HaNagid, Neta'yim, Palmachim and Ayanot youth village.
Dov Gutterman, 12 April 2005