|Copyright: Eyal Remon (remon101) (2)|
|Date Taken: 2008-06-14|
|Camera: Canon 20D, 28-105 mm|
|Exposure: 1/250 seconds|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2008-07-05 16:19|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Hebrew: Shitat hasokhech, שיטת הסוכך: The Acacia tortilis, the umbrella thorn acacia is a spiny, desert tree of Sudanese origin that grows in Israel in the hot areas of the Judean Desert and the Negev.|
The shittah tree is mentioned only once in the Bible: I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the acacia, and the myrtle and the oil-tree (Isaiah 41:19).
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