Maggal - מַגָּל
Updated: May 30
Literal translation: Sickle, bagging-hook, reaping-hook
What's the difference between scythe and sickle?
A sickle is a single-handed agricultural tool while a scythe, with you need to use both hands. A sickle is also used for harvesting or reaping grain crops.
What does this have to do with Israel?
The Jewish holiday of Shavuot is quickly approaching which marks an all-important wheat harvest in Israel.
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