Daphna

דפנה

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Daphna is a Hebrew name that means “Laurel”. The laurel tree has been an important symbol in Jewish culture for thousands of years, representing victory, honor, and distinction. It was used to crown athletes and warriors in ancient Greece, and similar traditions persisted in ancient Rome and Judea. In Jewish folklore, the laurel tree is also associated with the famous Hassidic rabbi, Yisroel ben Eliezer, who is said to have been born under a laurel tree. Daphna is a beautiful name that carries with it powerful cultural symbolism and a rich historical legacy.

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