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Zarzir (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Zarzir, Majles Zarzir El-Mahaly, also known as Bet Zarzir

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[Local Council of Beit Zarzir (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Coat-of-arms adopted 12th March 1996

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Local Council Zarzir (It appears as Zarzir in the local authorities list and emblem publication and as Bet Zarzir in its stationary) is situated in NW Jezreel Valley near Migdal HaEmeq, 10 km from Nazareth . Local Council since 1996. Pop 6,800 from five Beduine tribes.
No official flag. In case of need a logo on white is used. The municipal emblem will soon be published in the official gazette (Rashumot, Yalkut HaPirsumim).
Sources: letter from Mr. Ibrahim Heib, city clerk, 25 September 2001; this webpage.
Dov Gutterman
, 12 October 2001

Local Council of Bet Zarzir - Emblem approved in YP 5151 of 26 January 2003.
Dov Gutterman, 14 April 2004

Zarzir is the official name while the locals call it also Bet Zarzir as appear also at the municipal website.
The name come from the bird Zarzir (starling) which were attracted to this area and its olive trees.
Still no flag at the city hall.....
Dov Gutterman, 17 April 2005