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Local Council Har Adar (from the previous name Radar Hill),
is situated NW of Jerusalem. Est.
1986, Local Council from 1995. Pop. 1,500. The unofficial flag is
emblem on white.
Sources: letter from Mrs. Miri Maimonu, Bureau Manager, L.C. Har Adar, 17 September 2001; desk flag; this website.
Dov Gutterman, 3 October 2001
The emblem of Local Council. Har Adar has not been formally
adopted. Israeli municipalities in areas occupied since 1967
cannot register their emblems. The reason is that those areas are
not legally part of Israel and according to international law
they are governed by decrees of the military commander of the
areas. Many Israeli laws are in force in those municipalities
when adopted there by the military commander, but the Symbols/Emblems Protection Act of 1974
is not one of them.
Dov Gutterman, 19 January 2003
The Radar Hill (named after a Radar of the RAF that was there
during WWII) was a battlefield during the Independence war. In
this settlement there is a memorial to "Har'el
Regiment" , which is the main element in the emblem. Photo
of the monument with the municipal flag at <www.har-adar.muni.il>.
Another photo of the flag here.
Dov Gutterman, 15 April 2005
image from <www.har-adar.muni.il>