Love of the Land

For the week ending 13 March 2010 / 26 Adar I 5770

The Sargel Highway

by Rabbi Mendel Weinbach zt'l
The Color of HeavenArtscroll
In the north of Israel there is a highway called Kevish Hasargel which is part of the road connecting the cities of Afula and Hadera. Established in 1935 it was given this name because, in contrast to other major highways, it is straight as a ruler (sargel in Hebrew).

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