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What does the Star of David symbolize?

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12/31/2010

The Shield of David (or Magen David, מגן דויד) symbolises the Nation of Israel living all over the world. The legend states that it was the shape of King David's Shield, though the symbol itself is not known to have existed in Biblical Times. It first started appearing in the Middle Ages.