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Elyakhin (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Elyakhin, Local Council of Elyakhin

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[Local Council of El'yakhin (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 20th March 1990

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Local Council Elyakhin (meaning God will prepare), named after biblical King Yehoyakhin (Jehoiachin, 2 Kings 24) is situated in Hefer Valley (Emeq Hefer) in the Sharon area, 3 km south of Hadera. Est. 1954, pop. 2,600.
The flag on the city hall is white with emblem (and was hoisted upside-down). The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot, Yalkut ha-Pirsumim), YP 3752, 20 March 1990.
Sources: author's own observation, 12 September 2001; emblem received from the Local Council.
Dov Gutterman, 21 September 2001

Elyakhin was established in 1954 for the inhabitants of a nearby transitional settlement, most of them immigrants from Yemen. Local Council since 1977.
The main element in the emblem is the synagogue.
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Dov Gutterman, 8 April 2005