The flag of Israel features the Star of David, a symbol of Judaism.
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The symbols of Judaism occur with some frequency.
The number of the apartment occupied by Mohinder Suresh, and earlier, by his father Chandra Suresh, is 613. In traditional Judaism, 613 is the number of commandments ("mitzvot") that are incumbent upon Jewish people to perform, and in some circles, mystical qualities are ascribed to the number itself.
"Genesis" is the first of the Law, the 5 books of Moses.
Hana remembers her Jewish ancestors and their faith. In 1944, her grandmother fought against the Nazis in World War II, and was placed in Auschwitz with other Jews. In 1967, her mother fights in the territorial Six-Day War between Israeli Jews and Egyptian Muslims.
- In an interview, Greg Grunberg insinuates that Matt Parkman is Jewish. This is almost hinted in Five Years Gone when Matt says "Mazel tov" to Noah Bennet for his daughter's marriage. "Mazel tov" is the Hebrew phrase of congratulations.
- Parkman also uses the phrase "make sure everything's kosher" in Powerless. "Kosher" is a term to describe whether or not a food is permitted to be eaten in Judaism. In this phrase Parkman uses the term synonymously with "all right".
- It is hinted that Lauren Gilmore is Jewish. In Once Upon a Time in Texas, she claims that she missed her nephew's Bar Mitzvah because she was busy bagging and tagging.
Mohinder's apartment number is 613.
As an older woman, Hana's grandmother wears the Star of David on a pendant.
Hana has a book with the Star of David on its cover.
The IDF enlisting officer's uniform prominently features the Star of David.