The Pomegranate’s Deep Roots in Jewish Design
Symbols / Torah and Mitzvot

The Pomegranate’s Deep Roots in Jewish Design

The pomegranate motif, around which the Jewish community has developed a world of symbolic and spiritual meaning, took root early in the history of Jewish design, even going back to the years the Israelites wandered in the dessert after leaving ancient Egypt. God specified that the High Priest’s robe be decorated with pomegranates, though commentators … Continue reading