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Tamar: Palm Tree of Justice
Where do you stand? Are you the kind of guy who takes a stand to prevent sexual assault? According to the Bible Amnon is responsible for this crime, but his friend Jonadab is implicated as well. Men cannot be bystanders when their male friends are consumed with lust or acting as if they are entitled to sexual dominance over women.
Tamar means palm tree, a symbol of justice in the Jewish tradition, particularly the justice that women require and create.