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Alona (Israel)

Mo'atza Ezorit Alona, Regional Council of Alona

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[Regional Council of Alona (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 10th January 1963

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Regional Council Alona (Haifa District, Hadera subdistrict) is situated in SE Mount Carmel region, east to Benyamina. Named after the oak woods in the area and established in 1953. Pop. 11,000. City hall in Moshav Amiqam. I spotted a yellow flag with emblem at the city hall. The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot, Yalkut ha-Pirsumim), YP 989, 10 January 1963.
Source: author's own observation, 29 September 2001.
Dov Gutterman
, 6 October 2001

Regional Council Alona was established in 1953 in order to give municipal services to three settlements which were founded by BETAR and ETZEL members: Amiqam, Avi'el and Giv'at Nili.
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The emblem include an oak tree and a map of Israel-Land as appeared on National Military Organization (ETZEL, a.k.a Irgun) emblem in the mandate era (see: <>). Above them there is a vine (the area is known for many vineyards) and around it the biblical slogan "Those who sow with tears will harvest in joy" (Psalms 126:5).
Dov Gutterman, 8 April 2005