Waves jubilee Sharon

  • Issue: December 1997
  • Designer: K. Gardosh (Dosh)
  • Stamp size: 20 x 25.7 mm
  • Plate no.: 330
  • Sheet of 50 stamp Tabs:10
  • Printers: Government Printers
  • Method of printing: Offset

In the early 50's, Dosh designed the figure of Srulik, as a symbol of the nation and the state. The boy with the Tembel hat (a typical Israeli hat) became the hero of his cartoons. The public grew fond of the character and it was chosen to represent Israel's 10th anniversary. Srulik has accompanied all national events with prickly, amusing and often painful satire. Dosh hesitated whether to have him "grow up" over the years. In the end, he decided to let him retain his eternal youth. "Our nation, too, has not grown older," claims Dosh. "Despite all our achievements and troubles, our mentality is still that of teenagers, feeling strong and weak at the same time, with extreme bouts of enthusiasm and fits of depression, wavering between self-confidence and utter dejection - longing for love...".

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Israel 50 jubilee 1948 - 1998