About The Book This coloring book will take you on a meaningful journey utilizing five key Jewish symbols.As you color the Shalom section of the book, perhaps try to drown out all the noise around you and allow this expedition to bring you some inner peace. The Shofar is not simply a ram’s horn. Its sound and symbolism are meant to penetrate our souls. The Hamsa amulet is a talisman utilized by some in Judaism and other religions to guard against negative energy. It is clearly meant to signify protection in a chaotic universe. Chai means “living” or “alive;” it signifies the life force that drives us, that compels us to keep going. There are few symbols as lively as the Star of David, which has become the emblem of Judaism and modern Jewish identity.