Also known as the "Supreme Shield of David", it has religious significance and is strongly linked to Judaism. It is symbolic of the primacy of God and his protection in all directions: down, up, north, south, east, and west. David is a character
He conquered Jerusalem and was a king of the Jewish people. In Nazi Germany, the Jews imprisoned in the concentration camps had this star sewn onto their shirts, and inside the star was the word ?jude? which means ?Jew? in German. The Star of David is a prominent symbol in the current flag of the State of Israel. Tattoos with the Star of David represent a shield or defense of the Jews.