Rimonim ~ Pomegranates Orchard
Pomegranates Traditionally Symbolize Fertility and blessings and love.
The Pomegranate is one of Israel’s “Seven Species” along with wheat, barley, grapes, figs, olives, and dates.
In Japan pomegranate’s bright red flowers bloom in early summer and symbolizes of a good harvest, fertility and prosperity.
The shape of the of the fruit top looks like a crown, so it was used as the symbol of the power in ancient Europe.
Most of the great religions of the world have sanctified the pomegranate and ascribed various meanings to it.
The mythology of ancient Greece regarded this fruit as the symbol of life, and rebirth.
The verses that encompass the ketubah: (From Song of Songs)
“I Am My Beloved’s And My Beloved Is Mine”
“I Have Found The One Whom My Soul Loves”
“I went down to the garden of the nut trees, to see the sprouts that grow by the stream, to see if the grapes are in the bud, if the pomegranates have blossomed”
The Hebrew letters in 4 corners are AHAVA=LOVE