Israel adopted its flag in 1948, shortly after the country's establishment. The flag was designed for the Zionist movement in 1891. The design is similar to a Tallit
, a Jewish prayer shawl that is white with blue stripes. The flag features a Magen David
, or "shield of David," which became a Jewish symbol starting in medieval Prague and was adopted by the first Zionist congress in 1897.
This flag is made from durable 200-Denier nylon that has been treated to resist fading. The flag is finished with a 3 in., flannel-lined pole hem with Velcro hang tab and bordered with gold rayon fringe. Its image is dyed, single-sided, and reversed on the back. This flag is suitable for indoor or parade use.
This flag is used by Israel's government and displayed at the U.N. Headquarters in New York.
Please Note: This flag is made to order. Please allow up to 2 weeks for shipping.
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