Jews Doing Things In Multiples of 18 (6+6+6): Chai or חַי

Here’s a list of all the times I’m finding the Jews using chai. According to their kabbalistic traditions, Jews do many things in multiples of 18:

For example, they’ll donate in multiples of 18, as a kind of blessing. Also, they’ll toast with the words “L’chaim!” which contains the word chai. This blog is just me compiling every time I see it. Feel free to post more links in the comments. I’ll keep compiling more as time goes on.

18 Ways Julian Assange Changed the World (written by Lee Camp, who is Jewish):


The Yellow Vest Protests in France kick off their 18th week with an ‘ultimatum’ rally: (Scroll to the bottom of the page.)

To answer why they are doing this, it’s the same reason they stick hexagrams on everything, including themselves. It’s lucky. Hexagrams have 18 line segments, 18 60º angles, etc.

For more, head on over to my Twitter feed, where I have chosen to continue the collection in a more suitable venue.

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