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Omer (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Omer, Local Council of Omer

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[Local Council of Omer (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 17th August 1997

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Local Council Omer is situated 6 km NE of Be'er Sheva. It was established in 1950 and has 7,500 inh. Its unofficial flag is a logo on green.
Source: e-mail from Nir Nissim, 20 August 2001 and Local Council website.
Dov Gutterman
, 21 August 2001

The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), YP 4558, 17 August 1997.
Dov Gutterman
, 4 September 2001

Omer (= sheaf) passed through several stages until become the third highest at the "economical standard of living' list" of Israel communities.
1948 - Kibbutz named Hurbana last for a year.
1950 - Moshav that didn't last long
1957 - Another Moshav last only three years.
1960 - Colony from which the current Omer developed.
1975 - Local Council
See in details in English at <>.
Dov Gutterman, 30 April 2005

Photo at municipal site show green emblem on white. The inscription seems to be in two lines.
Dov Gutterman
, 2 July 2007


[Local Council of Omer (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman

Desk Flag Variant

[Local Council of Omer, variant (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 17th August 1997

This is a variant based on the desk flag.
Sources: letter from Mr. Israel Rave, city clerk, 3 September 2001; desk flag.
Dov Gutterman, 15 September 2001