The six pointed Star of David, Judaism and Israel's distinctive symbol, has also had a significant usage as an art symbol. Whether it be paintings, sculpture, or in a myriad of jewelry designs, the 'Star' (also called Magen David or Shield of David) is commonly used in various art all over the Jewish world.
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9/3/13 1:00 AM
The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, is a special holiday that encourages the practitioner to reflect on his or her previous year and the mistakes that were made so that during the New Year these missteps of the past have turned into valuable lessons that imbue one’s life with wisdom, clarity, peace and joy.Read More
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9/8/13 4:38 AM
In preparation for this week-long (seven day) holiday, people of the Jewish faith gather together for a celebration that represents internal freedom, peace, joy, and love. Throughout this festival they use “sukkahs”, which are temporary shelters topped with branches and decorated with harvest and autumnal themes, as they are built in order to observe the holiday.
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