Hamsa Hand and Judaism
Hamsa or Humes hand as the Jewish people know it, became linked to that religion around the time of Prophet Moses.
It is believed to be the hand of the Prophet Moses’ sister Miriam and is represented in the five books of Judaism.
The five books of Judaism;
The Torah is the name of the first five sections of the Tanah and is in five parts:
- Genesis and the Creation;
Describes the creation of the world and mans fall from heaven, Noah's flood, Abraham, Jacob, Joseph and Isaac who were the forefathers of the Hebrew people.
Tells the story of the exodus from Egypt of the Jewish people, under the leadership of Moses, through the desert of Sinai and losing there way in the wilderness. God passing down the Ten Commandments to Moses and the adoption of basic laws.
Describes the sons of Aaron being declared as soothsayers and the layout of the former Israeli worship.
- Numbers and Counting In The Desert;
Tells the story of the migration of the people of Israel from the Sinai Mountain to Canan Country's eastern border. Also includes the laws sent by God through Moses at the Canaan border.
It includes the advice given by Moses in Moab Desert before his death.