The patriarch Jacob (“Israel”) gave the symbol of the lion to the tribe of Judah by referring to his son Judah as “Gur Aryeh Yehuda” (גור אריה יהודה) ,which in Hebrew is a “lion cub” (Genesis 49:9).
A Jewish house built at the end of the 19th century. 107 Jaffa Road, City Center.

  • Date/Period
    Late 19th century
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  • Glossaries
    The Lion - Symbol of the Tribe of Judah
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