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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Why many Jews are throwing axes

Why many Jews are throwing axes

November 29, 2021

In the Tanach, you'll find numerous references to axes, either as weapons or as tools. That could be one reason why many Jews are throwing axes. In Judges 9:48, we read: “Abimelech took the axes in his hand and cut down a branch of the trees, lifted...

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