Our Top 15 Gifts for Jerusalem Lovers
We have hundreds of Jerusalem-themed gifts and something for everyone looking to bring a piece of the Holy City into their home, their wardrobe, or their jewelry collection. To give you some shopping inspo, we have even compiled our top 15 favorite products that are perfect for Jerusalem lovers worldwide - whether on Israel's Independence Day, Jerusalem Day, or the rest of the year. And like everything else on our site, each item is designed and made by local Israeli artists and sent to you straight from the Land of Israel!
1. Customizable Silver-Plated Shofar with Hoshen Design
This beautiful decorated and personalized shofar from famous Israeli shofar makers Barsheshet-Ribak will remind you of Jerusalem every time you look at it! Made from a ram's horn like those used in the ancient Holy Temple, it's available in a choice of sizes and is additonally plated with high-quality sterling silver and a colorful depiction of the Hoshen Breastplate of the Temple Priests. It can also be customized with a gold-colored name of your choosing in either English or Hebrew, to make it a truly meaningful piece of home décor.
Learn more about the Temple Priests here!
2. Wooden Western Wall Clock
This wooden wall clock, created by Israeli artist Ofek Wertman, features a colorful and modern illustration of the Western Wall (also known as the Kotel) in the Old City of Jerusalem. This clock will not only look great in any bedroom, kitchen, living room or office, but it also serves as a reminder of the holiest place in Judaism today, as well as one of the most beloved spots in all of Israel and Jerusalem.
Learn more about the Western Wall here!
3. Dorit Judaica "Remember Jerusalem" Wall Hanging
One of the most famous lines from Psalms (137) says, "if I forget thee, O' Jerusalem, let my right hand forget itself." Designed by acclaimed Israeli artist Dorit Judaica, this stainless steel cut-out wall hanging features the poignant verse in a traditional Hebrew script. If you're looking for a way to remember Jerusalem even from afar, this elegant piece of home décor is the perfect way to do just that!
4. Mosaic Jerusalem Stone Shabbat Candlesticks Set
If you or someone special in your life lights candles every shabbat and loves the Land of Israel and Jerusalem, this stunning Jerusalem Stone candlestick set is a must-have! Masterfully crafted by local Israeli artisans, this elegant set features two candlesticks with a matching tray, adorned with a mosaic design from different natural shades of Jerusalem Stone - the famous stone that Jerusalem buildings have been made with since ancient times - and an engraving of the Hebrew words "Shabbat Kodesh" (Holy Sabbath).
Learn more about Jerusalem Stone here!
5. Lion of Judah T-Shirt (Choice of Colors)
The lion originally represented the Tribe of Judah, but in modern times, it has become heavily associated with the city of Jerusalem and is even on the city's official emblem. This 100% cotton t-shirt features a majestic roaring lion standing in front of the walls of the Old City, with the word "Jerusalem" written in both English and Hebrew. Available in a range of sizes and colors, this shirt is an excellent addition to any Jerusalem lover's wardrobe.
6. Hamsa Clock Wall Hanging with Jerusalem Motif
Coming from renowned Israeli design studio Danon is this magnificent Hamsa wall clock featuring a beautiful depiction of the Holy City of Jerusalem. Silver-plated and intricately engraved, this piece of meaningful and functional home décor combines the protective symbol of the Hamsa with a special connection to the Land of Israel, and will remind you and your loved ones of Jerusalem every time you look at it!
7. Marc Chagall King David Mezuzah Case
Take home this limited-edition piece of art in the form of a 24k gold-plated mezuzah case, and be a part of Jerusalem history! The gorgeous mezuzah features a colorful silkscreen depiction of King David, taken from Marc Chagall's famous "Exodus" tapestry which graces Israel's parliament building, the Knesset. Only 3000 copies were made of this special mezuzah, in honor of Jerusalem's 3000th anniversary. Each one bears a replica of Marc Chagall's signature, and comes with an official certificate of authenticity and deluxe gift case. A kosher Ashkenazi or Sephardi mezuzah scroll is also available at an additional cost.
8. Jerusalem of Gold Necklace (Choice of Colors)
Referencing a popular phrase and one of the most famous songs in Israeli history, this intricate circle necklace features the words Yerushalayim Shel Zahav ("Jerusalem of Gold") in a gorgeous Hebrew script. Below the script is an artistic rendition of Jerusalem's ancient domed buildings. The necklace is available in 925 sterling silver or 24K gold-plating, as well as in two different sizes, so you can find the perfect style and fit for yourself or a loved one!
9. Colorful Western Wall Painting by Zina Roitman
This vibrant painting by talented Israeli artist Zina Roitman depicts the Western Wall plaza after a rainfall, surrounded by Jerusalem's wide skies, gorgeous foliage, and mountain slopes. This work of art is a limited edition serigraph and is signed and numbered by Roitman herself, and a gleaming gold frame can also be added for an extra cost. Whether you're shopping for yourself or for someone else, this painting is sure to be treasured for years to come.
10. Seven-Branched Temple Menorah (Choice of Colors)
Skillfully crafted in the Land of Israel, this Menorah resembles the majestic candelabra that once stood in Jerusalem's Holy Temple and is available in silver, gold, or a combination of silver and gold plating. Its tiered base is decorated with a depiction of the Holy City, including its iconic stone walls, domed roofs, and the Montefiore Windmill. Both classy and full of meaning, this Menorah is an essential addition to any Jewish home!
Learn about the history and meaning of the 7-branched menorah here!
11. Traditional Tallit with Vibrant Jerusalem Motif
Designed by Talitnia, Israel's most renowned tallit company, this vibrant wool tallit features a colorful Jerusalem motif and makes an unforgettable Judaica gift for any occasion. The intricate, eye-catching design features jewel-toned stripes, depictions of the Holy City of Jerusalem, and the Hebrew words "Yerushalayim" (Jerusalem) and "Ir Shalom" (City of Peace) in elegant gold lettering. It's certified kosher by religious authorities and available in a variety of sizes, and will be a beautiful reminder of Jerusalem every time you pray.
Learn more about the tradition of wearing a tallit here!
12. Gold-Plated "O Jerusalem" Wall Hanging
Adorn your home with a stylish and meaningful piece of designer wall art, with this floating gold-plated "O Jerusalem" wall hanging! Made by acclaimed artist Dorit Judaica and set against a stone-like background, this marvelous piece features a raised gold-plated design of a floral motif surrounding the classic Hebrew verse from Psalms, "Im Eshkachech Yerushalayim Tishkach Yemini" (If I Forget Thee O Jerusalem May My Right Hand Wither).
13. 14K Gold & Diamonds Star of David Old Jerusalem Necklace (Choice of Colors)
A deluxe work of art, this beautiful 14K gold Star of David pendant necklace is adorned in each corner with genuine diamonds, sparkling with fire and brilliance, while boasting an intricate depiction of Old Jerusalem in the center, including the Western Wall. A unique and stunning piece that combines timeless beauty and a traditional decorative motif with a luxurious contemporary design, this necklace will help you or your lucky gift recipient connect with Jewish heritage and Jerusalem for many years to come! Choose from yellow gold, white gold, or yellow gold accented with rhodium plating to fit any style.
14. Jerusalem of Gold Unisex T-Shirt
Wear your pride for Jerusalem, the ancient and modern capital of Israel. With the words “Yerushalayim Shel Zahav” in gold-colored Hebrew letters along with a motif of the walls of the Old City. The message “Jerusalem of Gold” is beautiful and meaningful, and this shirt is perfect for Yom Yerushalayim, for Israel's Independence Day, or for any day that you feel like showing off your love for the eternal capital of the Jewish people.
15. Knesset Menorah Do-It-Yourself 3-D Puzzle Kit
Wonderfully connect your home or office décor to Jerusalem and the State of Israel with this marvelous DIY 3-D puzzle kit from Touch Wood Design. Made from intricately decorated, laser-cut wood, the easy-to-assemble puzzle resembles the magnificent seven-branched Menorah that stands outside Israel's parliament building, the Knesset, in Jerusalem. The Menorah is inspired by the original one that stood in the Holy Temple, and is adorned with various scenes from Jewish history and the Bible. This detailed puzzle is fun and meaningful for all ages, and will impress your guests every time they step into your home or office!
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