Monthly Archives: November 2010

WHAT IS A STAR OF DAVID?

Well, what is it exactly?  In Hebrew a Star of David is called a Magen David, a shield of David, not a star at all.  I find it very interesting, and will slowly try to map out the history.  Lets start … Continue reading

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Chai Jewelry

Bendel bracelets are worn for good luck and protection.  There is an additional chai charm on the bracelet that means long life in Hebrew by combining the two Hebrew letters “chet and yud”.  The tradition behind wearing a red string … Continue reading

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What is a Star?

What is the origin and symbolic meaning of the Star of David? How did it become a symbol of Judaism, and what does it symbolize specifically? I found some information at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_of_David. I will look more into this, I find … Continue reading

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