11/11 is coming soon. Sure looks different through 9/11 filters.
The rich allegory of this greatest of all Canadian War Memorials resonates with Masonic symbolism. We are tempted to wonder if this brilliant artist in stone was influenced by Freemasonry?
The secret is this: The Jachin pillar (meaning Yah establishes) is King Solomon, and the Boazpillar (meaning strength) is King David. And these two were Israel’s most illustrious kings and also the ones mostly responsible for planning and/or building the Jewish Temple. Both kings are messianic figures. All that follows is explanatory.