Top 10 Products for Jerusalem Lovers
When the sun sets on Sunday, May 9, the Israeli holiday of Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) will kick-off! On Jerusalem Day, Israelis commemorate the reunification of Jerusalem after the IDF successfully gained control of the entire city during the Six Day War in 1967. Each year since then, Israelis have celebrated with national ceremonies, marches, concerts, special tours and events, and parties.
If your heart is in Jerusalem but you find yourself abroad during Yom Yerushalayim, don't fret. We have something for everyone looking to bring a piece of Jerusalem into their home, their wardrobe, or their jewelry collection, and we have even handpicked our top 10 favorite products that are perfect for Jerusalem lovers worldwide. Like everything else on our site, each item is designed and made by Israeli artists and sent to you straight from the Land of Israel.
Suitable for children and adults alike, this DIY kit allows you to build a golden replica of the Temple that once stood in Jerusalem. The kit comes with 241 interlocking laser-cut pieces that, once assembled, create an intricate and accurate model of the Temple. Don't worry - the kit also includes detailed instructions, as well as a booklet that explains the Temple's historical and religious significance.
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). 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 the city of Jerusalem.
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 Dorit Judaica, this stainless steel cut-out wall hanging features the 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.
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 roaring lion standing in front of the walls of the Old City. The word "Jerusalem" is written in both English and Hebrew. Available in five sizes and 11 colors, this shirt is an excellent addition to any Jerusalem lover's wardrobe.
Israeli artist Yair Emanuel has become renowned worldwide for his ability to blend the ancient with the contemporary, and this vibrant Hamsa is no exception. Laser-cut, crafted from metal, and hand-painted in Jerusalem, this wall-hanging features a colorful illustration of the Holy City's famous architecture. Whether you've visited Jerusalem or not, this piece of home décor will brighten up the walls and mood in any part of your house!
Referencing 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. This necklace is available in 925 sterling silver or 24K gold-plating, as well as in two different sizes.
This vibrant painting by Israeli favorite 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. Whether you're shopping for yourself or for someone else, this painting is sure to be treasured for years to come.
Skillfully crafted in the Land of Israel, this Menorah resembles the lampstand that once stood in Jerusalem's Holy Temple and is available in silver, gold, or both silver/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.
The Eilat Stone may be named after Israel's most southern city, but this unique necklace also incorporates Jerusalem into its dazzling design. Surrounding the Eilat Stone at the center is an engraved illustration of Jerusalem's architecture, all set on a sterling silver circle. This gorgeous accessory is made by Rafael Jewelry, a Jerusalem-based studio led by the descendent of the Jewish jewelers who once created pieces for Yemenite royalty.
Wear your pride for both America and Israel with this 100% cotton t-shirt. Featuring the phrase "Jerusalem, united we stand" with both the American and Israeli flags, this shirt is perfect for Yom Yerushalayim, the Fourth of July, Yom Haatzmaut, or any day that you feel like showing off your love for the unbreakable bond between Israel and America.