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An Oak, an Olive and an Almond Tree Walk into a Bar: Tales, Tidbits and Tastes of Israeli Trees

Hosted By: Volunteers for Israel (VFI)

Let Joanna Maissel introduce you to the amazing variety of plants, bushes, and trees in Israel. Why was the olive tree chosen as the emblem for the State of Israel? Why does the almond tree flower in the heart of Winter? At what age does a male carob tree become a female one? Why does the caper bush (yes pickled capers) represent the Jewish people? All this and much more…

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