Re: Jews in England: Jewish star with a cross inside #general


Nick <tulse04-news@...>
 

"Avrum Lapin" <avrum223@verizon.net> wrote in message

There is a large Mogen David stained window on a large church (Santa
Crocce) in Florence. The best explanation is that at the time the church
was designed "looks" were more important than being PC and the architect
went for what looked good (You can see a picture on the cover of Rick
Steve's book Italy 2005)
See
http://tinyurl.com/c42zo
for a picture of Santa Crocce. It is my own view that such stars are not
that unusual. It is the easiest to draw geometric shape which (the circle
and the hexagon are easily drawn with a piece of string.

I did a Google search on "6-pointed star" and church, I get 1,600 results.
70,000 results for "Star of David" and church.

There is an article
http://tinyurl.com/dossv

Apparently there is a Star of David in
http://www.stmarks.on.ca/about/windows.html in St Mark's Church, Brantford,
Ontario which is acknowledged as such. I would say that one of the donors is
either Jewish or of Jewish origin.

This church supplier http://www.churchstewardship.com/coinfolders.htm sells
an offering box with a 6-pointed star on each side.

According to nationmaster.com the Star of David is used by the Mormons.

See also this church
http://buten.net/max/sicily/55_siracusa/StarOfDavid0342.html

See also the Bolton Priory Church in the UK
http://www.enicholl.com/bolton-priory-church/html-files/east-wall-paintings.htm
which is explicitly described as the Star of David to represent the lineage
of Jesus.

Ditto the regimental church of the Black Watch Regiment of Canada.
--
Nick Landau
London, UK

COHNREICH (Anklam, Germany Krajenka, Poland) ATLAS (Wielkie Oczy (near
Lvov/Lemberg), Poland)
WECHSLER(Schwabach, Germany) KOHN (Wallerstein and Kleinerdlingen,Germany)
LANDAU/FREDKIN(Gomel, Mogilev, Belarus)

MODERATOR NOTE: The article at http://tinyurl.com/dossv presents one
Christian's description of the Star of David and also refers to the
Messianic version with the cross. If anyone has historical information
about the star with the cross that would help explain why it would
appear in an old cemetery (as mentioned by Dorothy Auerbach Rivers),
please send it in.

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