Remembrance Day stamp 311.
(photo credit: Israel Philatelic Service)
A stamp on the theme of “We’re from the Same Village," a song about fallen
soldiers written by Naomi Shemer, has been issued by the Israel Postal Company’s
Philatelic Services to mark Remembrance Day on Monday.
The NIS 1.70 stamp
and envelope were designed by Osnat Eshel. Every year since 1952, a stamp to
mark Remembrance Day has been issued by the Philatelic Services.
prime minister and defense minister has sent cards to the families of the
fallen, along with the philatelic material, to express gratitude for their
Sasi Shilo, chairman of the company’s directorate, said
Thursday that stamps are part of the Israeli experience.
“Such a stamp
can be designed in a special way to signify the flowering and growth of the
Jewish people together with the sadness and pain over those who are no longer
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