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Bine until 2003 (Israel)

Mo'atza Mekomit Bine, Majles Al-Bine Al-Mahaly

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Note: Local Council of Bine was united with Local Council Majd Al-Kurum and Local Council Deir Al-Asad to form the Local Council (and today Municipality) of Shaghur

[Local Council of Bina (Israel)]
image by Dov Gutterman | 2:3
Emblem adopted 11th February 1990

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Local Council Bine (Be'ene) is situated north to Acre-Zefat road, 17 km east to Acre and 3 km NW to Karmi'el . A Local Council since 1975 with 5,800 inh., mostly Muslims. The Local Council wrote me (my translation, remarks in brackets):

The authority has an official flag [meaning an emblem] which was approved by the council on 14 May 1984 in council meeting no. 9, and was published in the Rashumot [official gazette] on 11 February 1990, in YP [Yalkut HaPirsumim or 'Publications Gazette' section] 3741 p. 1767. Note: the authority flag [again meaning the emblem] is green, the place shown is an holy place in the village and a symbol of building stone walls.

The flag is really white with the green emblem.
Source: author's own observation, 2 October 2001; letter from Mrs Rina Daw, Local Council secretarial department, 5 October 2001.
Dov Gutterman
, 26 October 2001

According to the list of united or dissolved local authorities published in the official gazette (Rashumot), section Sefer HaHukim 1897, 5 August 2003, Local Council Bine has been united with Local Councils Majd Al-Kurum and Deir Al-Asad to form a new Local Council whose name has not yet been determined. The Local Council's symbols are now obsolete.
Dov Gutterman
, 20 December 2003