Category Archives: Judaism

The Seven Species & What They Represent

Shavuot Explained

The pomegranate is one of the most unusual but popular Jewish symbols, found on jewelry, Judaica, and art, and usually the explanation behind the pomegranate is that it is one of the Seven Species or Shivat Haminim as they are called in Hebrew. The Seven Species the following foods that were found in ancient Israel and mentioned […]

Judaicapedia: What is the Tree of Life?

Tree of Life

The Tree of Life often inspires multiple pieces of Jewish jewelry and Judaica, but what does the Tree of Life represent? The Etz Hayim as it is called in Hebrew, is a mystical tree located in the Garden of Eden, along with the Tree of Knowledge, which would have given Adam and Eve eternal life had they […]