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The Star of David-A Brief History

Oct 02, 2013  |  By Arik Barel
Jewish Jewelry

The Star of David is a six-pointed star made up of two triangles superimposed over each other (hexagram). In Judaism, it is often called the Magen David, which means the “Shield of David,” in Hebrew. It is the most iconic Jewish symbol, the most recognizable sign of Jewish identity, pride and unity. So where did it come from?

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