What would likely be surprising to most people is the fact that the tradition of bearing flags is rooted in Judaism and symbolizes one's unique mission.

It is taught that before Jacob died, he instilled in his children great inner strength and the ability to remain dignified in the face of adversity and tribulations.

On the one hand, we are elevated, each soul, a precious and unique possession, and yet on the other, we should be indistinguishable as shifting sand. Which is right?

Every person and every tribe has its own unique role within the Jewish people. Not everyone can be the High Priest, but everyone can be a contributing member.

Just imagine what kind of organization and choreography would be needed if over one million people were traveling together for 40 years.