The Petite Shema Necklace is perfect for the bar or bat mitzvah. The Hebrew word Shema means listen. Shema Yisrael (Listen Israel) are the first two words of the most important prayer in Judaism that proclaims G-d is one. The Shema is recited twice daily during morning and evening Jewish prayer services. The necklace is handmade by Marla Studio in Chicago.
SIZE: The Petite Shema is a 3/4" pendant.
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CHOOSE: Sterling Silver or Copper pendant
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The first line of the Shema is:
Shema Yisrael Adonai Eloheinu Adonai Echad.
Listen Israel the Lord is our G-d the Lord is One.
The literal word meanings are roughly as follows:
- Shema - listen, or hear and "act on"
- Yisrael - Israel, as in the people of Israel
- Adonai - often translated as "Lord"
- Eloheinu - our God
- Echad - the Hebrew word for the absolute number one