Jewish tradition strongly reveres mothers, and we all know the connection between a mother and child is something truly especial even in adulthood. Mother's Day in the United States will be celebrated on Sunday, May 14, 2023, so now is the perfect time to find a meaningful gift for the woman who raised you! A Jewishly inspired gift from the Land of Israel is a great way to show your appreciation for your mom and the traditions and heritage she has passed on to you. (And to learn more about what Jewish tradition has to say about mothers, check out our 7 Strong Mothers in the Tanakh blog post here.)

Our exclusive Mother's Day shop has hundreds of amazing gifts made by talented Israeli artists with moms in mind. And to make your hunt for the perfect gift easier, we have selected our Top 15 Gifts for Mother's Day 2023, all sent straight to you from the Land of Israel!



1. Barbara Shaw's Perfect Mother Gift Set

Barbara Shaw is known for her quirky and colorful designs, and this Perfect Mother Gift Set is no exception! The set includes a red apron and coffee mug, both of which display a Star of David and the words "Don't Tell Me To Keep Calm, I am A Jewish Mother"- sure to give your mom a laugh and a sense of Jewish pride. A quirky gift set brought to you straight from the Land of Israel, this apron and mug are perfect for spunky Jewish mothers everywhere!






2. Silver and Gold Woman of Valor Hebrew Pearl Necklace

Handcrafted from sterling silver and 9K gold, this gorgeous and delicate spiral necklace features a blooming pearl and an engraved line from King Solomon's famous tribute to strong Jewish women from Proverbs 31:10, known as Eshet Chayil (The Woman of Valor). The inscription reads Eishet hayil mi yimtza, verahok mipninim michra ("Who can find a woman of valor? Her value is far beyond pearls.") Express your admiration for your mom and her strength and valor this Mother's Day with this meaningful piece!

Learn more about this special hymn praising strong Jewish women here!





3. Handmade Woman of Valor Ceramic Plaque Wall Hanging

Handcrafted by the Tel Aviv-based family-run studio Art in Clay, this ceramic plaque wall hanging features the phrase Eshet Chayil (Woman of Valor) in 24K gold detailing, set inside a vibrant red pomegranate. Surrounding the pomegranate is a unique floral motif, with the opening line of the Woman of Valor hymn engraved at the bottom in Hebrew - a beautiful way of honoring the strongest woman of valor who raised you. This beautiful work of art can be hung on a wall or set inside its own display stand, so your mom can easily show off your thoughtful gift to anyone who comes through the door.





4. Jordana Klein Large Glass Challah Tray

If you're looking for a piece of Judaica that will double as a work of art when not in use, this colorful glass challah board is the perfect gift for mom! Designed by renowned Jerusalem-based contemporary artist Jordana Klein, this challah tray is adorned with Shabbat candles and a challah among a gorgeous scene of vibrant, flowing colors. With its artistic blend of color, contemporary design, and traditional Jewish motifs, this challah tray is sure to impress both your mom and her guests whenever she hosts Shabbat dinner.





5. Heart-Shaped Name Necklace with Family Tree & Birthstones (Hebrew or English)

This elegant custom-made necklace is the perfect personalized gift for Mother's Day, full of special family meaning. Crafted from sterling silver in a lovely heart shape, it features a family tree design that also doubles as the Biblical Tree of Life, and it can be personalized with up to 6 engraved names (in either English or Hebrew) and sparkling birthstones - a beautiful way for your mom to carry her kids or grandkids close to her heart, on a special piece sent straight from the Holy City of Jerusalem!

Learn more about the meaning of the Tree of Life here!




6. Yael Elkayam Framed Blessing for the Home

Created in Jerusalem by renowned Israeli artist Yael Elkayam, this framed wall-hanging features a traditional Jewish blessing for the home in both Hebrew and English surrounded by layers of beautiful pressed flowers and subtly sparkling Swarovski crystals. The piece comes in an elegant frame, which is Perspex-fronted for long-lasting shine and durability. Regardless of which room your mom puts this piece of art in, it will serve as a beautiful reminder of the bond you share through the Jewish tradition, sure to be treasured this Mother's Day and beyond.





7. Handmade Ceramic Shabbat Candleholder Tray

One of the most beloved women's Jewish traditions is lighting shabbat and holiday candles, reserved for the female matriarch of the home, which makes this handmade ceramic candleholder a meaningful and fitting gift for any Jewish mother. Complete with metal places for two candles, this tray resembles an ancient mosaic and is decorated with a pomegranate and olive motif along with the traditional blessing said over candles. This will truly be a one-of-a-kind gift, carefully hand-painted just for your mom by the talented artists at Art in Clay studio in Tel Aviv.




8. Yair Emanuel Challah Gift Set 

One of Israel's most famous Judaica artists, Yair Emanuel, creates exceptional pieces inspired by the Land of Israel and Jewish texts. While one piece designed by Yair Emanuel would be enough to blow any Jewish mother away, this special Judaica gift set features four: a wooden challah board, a beautifully embroidered challah cover, a matching knife, and a wooden Hamsa wall hanging featuring Jerusalem's Tower of David. So help your mom remember Jerusalem and engage with her Jewish traditions in style, with one of the most meaningful Mother's Day gift sets around!





9. Edom 50+ Age-Defying Facial Set

In addition to being the lowest place on Earth, the Dead Sea is known for containing special healing minerals that are rejuvenating and do wonders for one's skin, hair, and face. This set is designed to maintain against the natural effects of time, and keep the skin glowing. So give your mom some of Israel's famous natural resource with this sensational facial care set from famous Israeli cosmetics company Edom! It contains a Night Cream, Day Cream, and Face Serum and a special bonus Replenishing Day Cream, all with Edom's special age-defying formula. A marvelous way to treat your mom to the care she deserves, this set is the perfect Mother's Day gift.

Learn more about the healing properties of Dead Sea minerals here!




10. I Am a Jewish Mother Hoodie


If your mother has a good sense of humor but a standard Jewish temper, then this hoodie would be the perfect thing to get cozy in. Available in a choice of stylish colors, the comfy hooded sweatshirt displays the words "don't tell me to KEEP CALM I'm a JEWISH MOTHER", reminiscent of the wartime "keep calm and carry on" slogan. Funny, practical, and comfortable, this hoodie is a perfect gift for Mother's Day and one that your mom will love wearing all year round!




11. Handmade 18K Gold-Plated Eshet Chayil Adjustable Ring

Express your appreciation for your mom with a gift she'll cherish forever, with this exquisite adjustable designer ring from Israeli studio Hallel Jewelry. 18K gold-plated, the ring is engraved on the inside with the Hebrew words of King Solomon's ode to the woman of valor from the Book of Proverbs, while the outside is embossed with the phrase Eshet Chayil ("Woman of Valor") and the verse "Rabot Banot Asu Chayil" ("Many daughters have performed valiantly"). With its refined appearance and deep spiritual meaning, this outstanding piece of Jewish jewelry will be a treasured part of your mom's collection for many years to come!




12. In Her Voice. An Illuminated Book of Prayers for Jewish Women


This book is a compellation of different prayers from different Jewish sources that tap into a uniquely feminine spiritual energy helping your mother connect to G-d and traditional verses. Many of these prayers and other mindful pieces of Torah are only said by women. This book is an amazing gift to help your mother connect to Jewish women's history, as well as to the beautiful visual art found inside this collection from Enya Tamar Keshet.





13. Dorit Judaica Colored 11 Blessings Wall Hanging

Help your mom adorn her home with both style and Jewish meaning this Mother's Day, with this eye-catching wall hanging from religious Israeli designer Dorit Judaica. It's made up of 11 different expressions of blessing in colorful Hebrew text: bracha, simcha, shefa, mazal, nachat, shalom, parnassah, briyut, osher, hatzlacha and ahava - blessing, happiness, abundance, luck, pride, peace, livelihood, health, wealth, success and love. Sleek and modern yet meaningful, it's sure to brighten any room and bring joy to the most important woman in your life.

Learn more about Jewish home blessings here!




14. Hebrew/English Koren Jerusalem Bible with Thumb Tabs

Every Jewish home needs a Tanakh or Hebrew Bible, and whether your mom takes part in regular Torah study or is simply connecting with her Jewish heritage, she 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 mom!





15. "I Am A Jewish Mother" Fun Jewish T-Shirt (Choice of Colors)

If your mom is a classic Jewish mother and has a quirky sense of humor, then this terrific t-shirt is the one for her! Available in a choice of colors, this trendy shirt playfully displays the words "Don't tell me to keep calm, I am a Jewish mother." Fun, practical, and brimming with Jewish pride, it makes an exceptional gift for a proud Jewish mom this Mother's Day.







Looking for more ways to express your love for your mom? Check out these guides:

Staff Picks: Best Jewish Jewelry Gifts for Moms

Beautiful Woman of Valor Gifts for the Special Woman in Your Life

The Most Meaningful Jewish Jewelry Gifts from Israel

Handpicked: 13 Lucky Home Blessings


Don't forget to check out our full selection of jewelry, skincare, art, Judaica, and other gifts from Israel made just for moms. Happy Mother's Day!