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Yo'av (Israel)

Regional Council of Yo'av, Mo'atza Ezorit Yo'av

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[Regional Council of Yoav (Israel)] 2:3
image by Dov Gutterman
Emblem adopted 28th December 1961

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Regional Council Yo'av is situated in the North Negev area and unites 14 small settlements. It was established in 1952 and has got 5,100 inh. It is named after the late Yitzhak Dubno (nicknamed Yo'av), the first commander of Kibutz Negba in the independence war of 1948. Regional Council Yo'av uses as an unofficial flag its logo in blue on a white background.
Sources: Regional Council Yo'av brochure, desk flag and phone call with the Regional Council.
Dov Gutterman
, 18 August 2001

The municipal emblem was published in the official gazette (Rashumot), YP 898, 28 December 1961.
Dov Gutterman
, 4 September 2001

Today I visited Regional Council Yo'av (situated near Re'em Junction - Rds. 3 and 40) - flag as reported (bluu on White) but without inscription.
Dov Gutterman, 24 January 2004

This Regional Council govern 14 settlements: Bet Govrin, El Ozi, Bet Nir, Gal'on, Gat, Veradon, Kefar HaRif, Kefar Mena'hem, Negba, Na'hala, Segula, Kedma, Revadim and Sde Yo'av.
Flag: Dark blue emblem on white can be seen in photos at <>., one of them in front of Metzudat Yo'av (Yo'av Fort), the former Iraq-Su'widan police fort - a scene for one of the more bitter battles of the Independence war, and a national monument nowadays.
Homepage in English at <>.
Dov Gutterman, 21 April 2005