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Some Jewish tombstones display 2 hands arranged for the priestly blessing. Priests (Kohanim) are assumed to be descendants of Aaron, brother of Moses and the first Kohen.  And, yes, this symbol is like the Vulcan hand greeting (“live long & prosper”),  suggested by Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock), who saw the blessing in  synagogue as a child. He modified it, as Vulcans use only 1 hand.

Some Jewish tombstones display 2 hands arranged for the priestly blessing. Priests (Kohanim) are assumed to be descendants of Aaron, brother of Moses and the first Kohen. And, yes, this symbol is like the Vulcan hand greeting (“live long & prosper”), suggested by Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock), who saw the blessing in synagogue as a child. He modified it, as Vulcans use only 1 hand.

Marlene Dietrich When the Nazis began persecuting Jews, as a successful German actress she financed the escape of many Jewish friends from Germany and renounced her citizenship as protest. In Hollywood Dietrich financed many refugees from Germany and established major a major relief effort with director and friend Ernst Lubitsch that especially made it possible for Jewish refugees from the German film industry to get settled in Hollywood. Bless her.

Marlene Dietrich When the Nazis began persecuting Jews, as a successful German actress she financed the escape of many Jewish friends from Germany and renounced her citizenship as protest. In Hollywood Dietrich financed many refugees from Germany and established major a major relief effort with director and friend Ernst Lubitsch that especially made it possible for Jewish refugees from the German film industry to get settled in Hollywood. Bless her.

A beautiful Jewish tradition of leaving a rock or small stone on the grave instead of flowers. The rock lasts so much longer.

A beautiful Jewish tradition of leaving a rock or small stone on the grave instead of flowers. The rock lasts so much longer.

Jewish Camp Tattoo numbers on each person. Germans knew tattoos were religious 'taboo' just as a cow is 'sacred' in India.       Never forget please.  Religious hatred is a dangerous, cruel, and a Political thing. Beware

Jewish Camp Tattoo numbers on each person. Germans knew tattoos were religious 'taboo' just as a cow is 'sacred' in India. Never forget please. Religious hatred is a dangerous, cruel, and a Political thing. Beware

“Peace will come when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us.”

“Peace will come when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us.”

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