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A special committee of experts designated to recommend an official Israeli flag today announced that it had decided on the following pattern for the Jewish state’s emblem:

A white background with two blue strips on both the right and left sides and with the Shield of David in the center, Superimposed would be the Israeli crest:– a gray Chanukah lamp with seven branches against a blue background and containing seven Herzl stars. At the bottom right would be a Shofar while at the bottom left would be the traditional Esrog (citron) and palm branch.

The committee of experts is headed by Prof. Eliezer Sukenik.

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