Number the Stars
By: Lois Lowry-Jessica Jacobs
Historical Event: The Star of David
The Star of David is a necklace or pin that has six points and is yellow. It has two interlocking triangles. The six points symbolize God's rule over the universe in all six directions. The directions are: north, south, east, west, up, and down. The Jewish people had a hard life in history, so the six points is suppose to be in their honor. This necklace was associated with the Holocaust and World War II. The Nazis once ware the star pinned to their clothes. If you wear the pin or necklace, it puts you in danger. Even if you take it off, you are in even more danger. Now, this necklace is a Jewish identity. It lets the Nazis know that you are a jew. The Jews were forced by the Nazis to wear the necklaces. Jews are being taken away that nobody knows where. So, the Star of David remains as a reminder for the Jewish people: In God We Trust.
Going Deeper into the book about The Star or David:
"Star of David Necklace." Shmoop. Shmoop We Speak Student, n.d. Web. 7 Jan. 2014.
"Star of David." aishcom. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Jan. 2014.