About our flag

Many a first time reader asks about the meaning of that strange flag that graces our site (Upper righthand corner). Here is the background - from a post of January 30, 2006.

This hilarious news item just made my day.

'The several conditions Zahar named included a demand that Israel change its flag. "Israel must remove the two blue stripes from its national flag," said Zahar. "The stripes on the flag are symbols of occupation. They signify Israel's borders stretching from the Euphrates River to the Nile River."'

First of all, dear Mr. Zahar, the Elders have already debunked that anti-Semitic myth about the blue stripes signifying some measly Euphrates and Nile. In reality it is Pacific and Atlantic oceans, so here.

And we like our flag as it is. If you need a reminder, here it comes:

And if you cannot take a hint, here is a stronger one:

I hope that it resolves any possible misunderstanding. Right?

Update: By request from a young, but talented  Elder, a special version of the flag was urgently designed - especially for Mr.


This flag will become an official ensign of SimplyJews in honor of Mr. Zahar.

Kudos to Irina for the proposal and thanks to A.M. for the design.