Shema Yisrael Jewelry
The Shema is arguably the most important Jewish prayer. It is recited twice a day. The prayer comes directly from Deuteronomy 6:4 and is translated to “Hear O Israel: the lord our G-d the lord is one.” Shema Yisrael Jewelry is a beautiful reflection of this monotheistic cornerstone of Judaism. Find elegant designs for both women and men in 14k gold and Sterling silver. Beautiful pendants, necklaces and key chains make for unique Jewish gifts.
Why is the Shema important?
The Shema is regarded as the most important prayer in Judaism because it reminds us of the key principle of Judaism which is there is only one G-d and affirms G-d’s existence.The Shema is regarded as the most important prayer in Judaism because it reminds us of the key principle of Judaism which is there is only one G-d and affirms G-d’s existence.
When is the Shema said?
The Shema is said twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening. To fulfill the commandments, one should read all 3 paragraphs of the Shema but the first one is the most important.
Where can the Shema prayer be found?
The Shema is made up of 3 texts which are found in Deuteronomy 6:4–9, 11:13–21; Numbers 15:37–41. The Shema appears in the opening sections of Deuteronomy which is a collection of speeches that Moses gives the Israelites before entering the promise land.
Why do you cover eyes during the Shema?
We cover our eyes with our right hand during the Shema to eliminate distraction during this essential prayer. Some people cover their eyes with 3 fingers, which is the shape of a Shin, the first letter of the Shema.
What kind of Shema jewelry is there?
The Shema is a very popular motif in Jewish jewelry. We have many pendants that say Shema, Shema Yisrael or the entire prayer. There are also many pendants with a Shin on them, the Shin is the first letter of the Shema.
Why is the Shema said to babies?
There is an Ashkenazi tradition that the night before the Brit Milah a group of children come and recite the Shema to the newborn baby to offer protection. The Shema is also one of the first prayers taught to children, as soon as they can speak.