Category Archives: Jewish Jewelry

Where is the Ark of the Covenant?

Jan 26, 2015  |  By Arik Barel

The Ark of the Covenant is the item described in the Bible (Exodus 25:10-22), which held the original Tablets which were broken by Moses, as well as the Second Tablets, which remained intact (Bava Batra 14b). In the years to follow, it accompanied the ancient Israelites throughout their travels and during the construction of Solomon’s Temple a secret chamber, called the Kodesh HaKodashim (Holy of Holies), held the the Ark …

Category  : Jewish Jewelry   
 

City of David: The Birthplace of Jerusalem

Jul 20, 2014  |  By Arik Barel
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The City of David is the site of the birthplace of Jerusalem, where 3,000 years ago King David captured the city from the Jebusites, turning it into the capital of what would soon become an Israelite empire. Today, this same City of David is an extraordinary archeology wonderland, where each discovery is an authentic testament to the history of ancient Jerusalem. Excavations began in the 19th century, and since then …

Category  : Jewish History, Jewish Jewelry   
 

The Tree of Life

Jun 05, 2014  |  By Arik Barel
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Central to the Jewish belief in a living G-d is the belief that He communicated His will to man, the one creature whom He endowed with free will to follow it. In fact, the very essence of Judaism rests upon an extraordinary one time event in history, the Divine revelation at Mount Sinai in which the entire nation experienced together. The result was the giving of the 10 commandments, the …

Category  : Jewish Jewelry, Judaica