Lasharon

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Lasharon

(lăshā`rŏn), probably the same as SharonSharon
, plain between the Samarian Hills of central Israel and the Mediterranean Sea, extending c.50 mi (80 km) from Jaffa to Caesarea, and mentioned several times in the Bible. See also rose of Sharon. Famous for its fertility in ancient times, Sharon later became swampland.
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Although this fruit of a gorgeous ivory flower is Asian in origin, the ninth-largest producer today is Israel, where persimmon trees grow in the Sharon Plain just north of Tel Aviv.
The difference between that scenario and what happened in Gaza is that the rockets launched from the West Bank will be able to hit Israel's highly and densely populated Sharon Plain that holds 70% of Israel's Jewish population.
The conclusions of this chapter indicate that wheat was imported to Ashkelon from Judah (the Judean hills, the Shephelah, and the Negev) as well as from the Sharon plain.
that I heard 20 times or more as the hilly central Israeli landscape gave way to the Sharon Plain.
Livingstone, "Eine neue reichsaramaische Inschrift aus Taima," ZDMG 140 [1990]: 1-2), and by the inscriptions engraved on metal bowls found in Elyakhin, Israel, a rural settlement founded in 1950 in the central part of the Sharon plain, some five kilometers south of Haderah (R.
Salah's movement is centered in the Arab-populated city of Um al Fahm, located in the Nahal Iron (Wadi Ara) district, between the Sharon plain and the Galilee.
223a): The Eshmunazer inscription demonstrates that the Sharon Plain included the hinterland of both Dot and Joppe.