BNEI AKIVA SEMEL
The Semel - Our Emblem
The Semel is the emblem of Bnei Akiva, and is made up of the following components:
The Luchot - two stone tablets representing the Torah, the framework by which we live our lives.
The Hebrew letters taf and ayin - ת (taf) and ע (ayin) stand for Torah Va’Avodah, Bnei Akiva’s motto.
Name - The name of our movement in Hebrew on a banner wrapped around the luchot.
Wheat - symbolizing the seven species of the Land of Israel, and representing the agricultural heritage of Bnei Akiva.
Olive branch - representing the peace that we hope all Jews will live together by.
Scythe & pitchfork - representing the tools used to work the Land of Israel.
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