star of david

The Star of David, called the "Magen David" in Hebrew, is a modern symbol of Judaism and the Jewish people. It is the central symbol on the national flag of Israel. It can be traced back to the medieval era where it was used for decorations, ornaments and protective amulets. Not until the 17th century did the hexagram begin to represent the Jewish community as a whole.
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Employers may ban religious symbols in the workplace, top EU court rules

In its ruling, the court cited the need to preserve an atmosphere of “neutrality” in the workplace, adding that any workplace ban must correspond to a genuine “need” by employers.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
21/08/2021

British oleh’s award winning Magen David game comes to Israel

The Genius Star or ‘Kochav HaEtgarim’, a game invented by British Oleh Aron Lazarus, has arrived in Israel and will be available in toy stores around the country.

By AVI GRANT
02/08/2021
Hourglass with a Star of David in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square

The clock is ticking and the country is sinking, new Rabin Square statue

The message of the installment to Israeli citizens is that they must go and vote before it's too late.

Star of David

Yellow Star of David worn in Prague to protest the coronavirus vaccine

"The use of the Yellow Star of David in an anti-vaccination protest is a disgrace and an insult to the memory of the victims of the Holocaust."

A light rail tram runs through Cologne, Germany

German tram gets giant Star of David to celebrate local Jewish life

The new tram look “is a sign against antisemitism and against racism.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
24/10/2020

Antisemitic stickers seen making rounds around downtown Halifax

The stickers read "The Bug That Backfired COVID-19," printed in black and white, and feature a Star of David and a Freemasonry-like symbol.

Star of David

Twitter says it accidentally closed accounts for posting Star of David

The Star of David in the profile pictures of the locked accounts ranged from artistic images to the yellow stars worn by Jews during the Holocaust.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
24/07/2020
"No Hate, No Fear" rally against anti-Semitism, New York City, Jan. 5, 2020.

Vaccinating Against the Virus of Anti-Semitism - analysis

Described as the world’s oldest disease, anti-Semitism is increasing along with COVID-19.

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
24/07/2020
Magen David set on fire in protest [illustrative].

Star of David taken down by Twitter, citing 'hateful imagery'

Twitter users found themselves locked out of their accounts after using the Star of David in their profile images.

Sticker blaming Jews for coronavirus found on window of German subway car

The shape and color of one of the stickers embodies the so-called "Jewish Star" patch that Jews had to wear in Nazi-era Germany and its occupied territories.

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