Tag: Jewish

The David Shield

This is the Star of David on the door of the local Jewish Cemetery. By the marks on the door frame, it appears that this is a replacement.  I hope it wasn't lost through vandalism.  The star is really called the David Shield because it's the shape of the shield believed to have been used … Continue reading The David Shield

A Prayer From the Past: “Let Me Return to Eternity”

This is the entrance to a network of tombs in Israel.The most important burial place in the Jewish world during the mishnaic and talmudic periods.  Located in the western part of the lower Galilee and within easy access of Haifa, Beit She'arim flourished from the second through the fourth centuries when a necropolis was created … Continue reading A Prayer From the Past: “Let Me Return to Eternity”