20 Great Made-in-Israel Gifts for Father's Day 2023
While Father's Day 2023 isn't until Sunday, June 18, it's never too early to start planning how to show your dad your love and appreciation. Judaism honors fathers and fatherhood, and a Jewish gift from the Land of Israel is the perfect way to make your own Jewish dad's Father's Day special! Our store has dozens of amazing gifts that are perfect for Father's Day, with something to satisfy every taste and style.
To help narrow down your search, our staff has compiled this guide with our top 20 picks for Father's Day gifts. Like everything on our site, each of these gifts comes from local Israeli artisans who draw their inspiration from Israel's ancient history, robust culture, and beautiful scenery. If you want a Father's Day gift that is truly thoughtful and unique, we've got you covered!
In Biblical texts, the lion symbolizes strength and courage, and the Lion of Judah is a major symbol of the State of Israel and Jerusalem. Crafted from sterling silver and 9K gold by renowned Israeli designer Rafael Jewelry, this Lion of Judah necklace features a roaring lion set inside a classic Star of David emblem. This stunning necklace straight from the Land of Israel is a majestic and meaningful accessory suitable for strong and courageous dads everywhere!
Your Jewish dad will love this classic Jewish dad t-shirt, featuring the phrase "My Favorite People Call Me Abba," using the Hebrew term for "Dad." Made from long-lasting cotton in a range of sizes and colors, it makes a stylish and thoughtful gift that your dad will be proud to show off!
For a classy and subtle way of expressing his Jewish heritage, your dad will absolutely love this elegant watch from Adi Watches, the famous Israeli watchmakers known for high-quality craftsmanship that even the IDF relies on. The gold-plated analog watch is set on a comfortable leather band and elegantly displays the time using Hebrew letters in a classic script, along with a mechanical date display. The perfect stylish and functional Father's Day gift, it’s even water-resistant up to 30 meters below the surface.
Every Jewish dad's personal library needs a Tanach or Hebrew Bible, and whether your dad is a Torah study regular or is beginning to connect with his Jewish heritage, he will surely treasure this magnificent Bible from renowned Israeli religious publisher Koren Jerusalem. One of the most highly acclaimed Hebrew-English Bibles ever published, it features a modern translation by leading Biblical scholars, an easy-to-read Hebrew font, and an array of helpful annotations, maps, charts, and illustrations. It makes the perfect Jewish gift for your Jewish dad!
Handcrafted by the Tel Aviv-based family-run studio Art in Clay, this ceramic plaque wall hanging features a beautiful Tree of Life design adorned with 24K gold detailing and the Hebrew words "Etz Chaim" (Tree of Life). A gorgeous work of art full of Biblical meaning, it can be hung on a wall or set inside its own display stand, so your dad can easily show off your thoughtful Father's Day gift to anyone who comes through the door.
Help your dad express his faith in a unique and stylish way, with this exquisite 925 sterling silver and 9K gold ring from the master craftsmen at Emuna Studio. The elegant band is inscribed in Hebrew with the classic Jewish declaration of faith from Deuteronomy 6:4: Shema Yisrael, Hashem Elokeinu, Hashem Echad ("Hear, O Israel, Hashem is our God, Hashem is One"). Available in a range of sizes, this ring makes for an unforgettable gift for Father's Day or any other occasion!
One of the most beloved and traditional Jewish men's ritual items is the prayer shawl or tallit, and this designer tallit from the Land of Israel will make an exceptional Father's Day gift! It's made from pure wool and adorned with traditional blue and gold stripes, along with an intricate gold Jerusalem design along its four corners. It's even certified kosher by religious authorities and available in a variety of sizes, and it comes from the famous Israeli masters at Talitnia who have been making tallitot since the 19th century, so you know you're getting the most reliable quality for your dad.
Give your father a stylish and meaningful piece of Judaica that he can use on every shabbat and holiday with this gorgeous silver kiddush cup set! The silver-plated cup and matching saucer are each adorned with gold-accented depictions of Jerusalem buildings, for a meaningful connection to the Holy City that your dad will appreciate every time he uses it. What better way to help the man who raised you keep Jewish rituals than with a piece of Jerusalem sent straight from Israel?
Show your dad how much you adore him this Father's Day, with this "Best Abba Ever" t-shirt featuring the Hebrew word for "Dad" and two olive branches. This classy design was made right in Jerusalem, and will be printed to order on high-quality cotton in your choice of size and color, for the perfect fit for one of the most important people in your life.
For a fun and functional gift that's sure to put a smile on any dad's face, this chic designer ceramic coffee mug from Jerusalem-based studio Modern Shtetl is the way to go! It's adorned with the rhyming Hebrew phrase "Aba Sababa" along with its English translation "Cool Dad," in vibrant lettering against an elegant black color. Your dad will love thinking of you every time he drinks his morning coffee or tea, in this unique fusion of Jewish tradition with fresh and modern style.
If your father has always been the protective type, remind him that someone is looking out for him, too, with this modern sterling silver pendant necklace shaped like a Mobius strip. The pendant is engraved with a poignant Hebrew line from Psalms 91 celebrating God's protection throughout the day: Ki Melachav Yetzave Lach, Leshomrecha Bechol Drachecha, "For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways."
This classic ram's horn shofar from famous Israeli shofar makers Barsheshet-Ribak will be a meaningful part of your dad's Judaica collection, while adding a beautiful touch of faith to his home décor when not in use. Direct from the Land of Israel, it’s produced from a ram's horn according to traditional techniques and boasts a polished finish near the mouthpiece. It’s also certified kosher by the Tel Aviv Rabbinate and suitable for High Holiday use, so your dad will be ready for his holiday rituals.
Any dad with a sense of humor who enjoys fun and quirky Jewish décor will love this fantastic wall clock featuring the colorful art of Israeli artist Martin Holt! Depicting the comical image of Moses parting the waters at a swimming pool so that Hasidic man can run, this fun clock gives a light-hearted take on the Biblical story of the Exodus from Egypt. Both joyful and practical, this clock will make a fabulous gift for the father who loves to show off his Jewish pride and original taste.
This stylish, customizable ring can be personalized with your dad's name, his favorite Jewish blessing, or any phrase that you choose in either English or Hebrew. The wide, masculine band is beautifully crafted from sterling silver in the Land of Israel and framed on top and bottom with 14K yellow gold. We offer a number of suggestions of popular phrases and blessings from the Bible, or you can simply craft your own message - so you can give a one-of-a-kind gift to the man who is one-of-a-kind to you!
Give your father the gift of being able to wear his pride for both America and Israel and their special relationship with this patriotic cotton t-shirt! Featuring the phrase "Jerusalem, United We Stand" with both the American and Israeli flags, the shirt comes in a choice of rich colors and a range of sizes for the perfect fit. A great Father's Day gift that he'll love wearing year-round!
Designed by Talitnia, Israel's most renowned tallit company, this classy yet affordable cotton tallit is the perfect Jewish gift. Handmade from 100% cotton and adorned with traditional black stripes, it's both soft and light as well as specially designed to stay on the shoulders during prayer. It's also certified kosher by religious authorities and available in a variety of sizes, making it an unforgettable Father's Day gift for the most important man in your life.
If you're looking to gift your dad a luxurious piece of Judaica that's sure to become a family heirloom, look no further than this exquisite sterling silver kiddush cup! Handcrafted by the unmatched silversmith artisans at Shoham Yemenite Art studio, this stemmed kiddush cup is adorned with a refined filigree design along its rounded base as well as the top and bottom of the goblet. The interior is gold-plated in order to maintain the integrity of the cup and the taste of the wine. The elegant design features a classic silhouette that's sure to become a beloved shabbat staple, and a matching saucer is available at an additional cost to prevent spillage.
This remarkable deluxe games set from Olive Wood Factory is masterfully crafted in the Land of Israel from local olive wood. It's gracefully decorated along its edges with refined ornate designs and, when opened, becomes a game board for chess or checkers on one side and backgammon on the other, along with beautifully carved playing pieces. Your father will appreciate the luxury and craftsmanship of this sophisticated set and the hours of family fun it'll bring!
Give your dad a beautiful work of art full of Jewish symbolism with this magnificent, colorful cut-out sculpture from acclaimed Israeli artist David Gerstein. The piece is shaped like a Hamsa hand, a common Jewish good luck charm and symbol of Divine protection, and features the Hebrew words Shalom al Israel ("Peace upon Israel") along with an array of symbolic motifs: the Western Wall, Star of David, shabbat candlesticks, menorah, Ten Commandments tablets, dove, wine cup, a pomegranate, and more.
Looking for a truly unique Father's Day gift? Want to support an Israeli-owned small business in the Holy City? This Jerusalem-themed kosher gift box features locally made Israeli red wine, honey, a date spread, spices, and chocolate, as well as a handmade ceramic pomegranate as a keepsake - so you can send your dad a fabulous taste of Jerusalem no matter where in the world he is!
Still haven't found what you're looking for? Make sure to check out our full selection of Father's Day gifts! Don't forget to order in advance so you will receive your order in time for Father's Day. Happy shopping!