One of Seven
The Olive tree is one of the Seven Species, seven fruits and grains mentioned in the Bible as typical & praised in the land of Israel
The olive tree was discovered ALL around Israel over 6000 years ago. The tree is mentioned in the bible numerous times and was used in the temple to light the Menorah.
The olive tree’s branch is a universal symbol of peace and appears in different places such as: in the IDF’s logo, In the IDF’s ranking system, in the emblem of the state of Israel and it’s police force, and even in the emblem of the UN.
Connection to the land
The olive tree has the ability to deepen it's roots In the rough soil of Israel – a symbol of the Jewish People being able to deepen their roots in the land.
Today, There are olive trees that are over 1000 years old!