The Wreath as a Jewish Decoration and Symbol
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The Wreath as a Jewish Decoration and Symbol

Wreaths are not a major motif in Judaism, but Jews have used wreaths as holiday decorations and wedding accessories since antiquity, when the Temple stood in Jerusalem. Although today wreaths are strongly associated with Christmas, Jews were making wreaths for festive occasions before the birth of Jesus. And as a symbol, the wreath image plays … Continue reading