Michal Ben Yosef is an accomplished ceramicist who has been designing and creating outstanding Judaica for almost 20 years. Her distinctive style is instantly recognizable, and no two pieces that leave her Beit Arif studio are ever exactly alike. Drawing inspiration from nature, the changing seasons and Israel's wildlife, Michal employs unique techniques and an extraordinary palette to create stunning hand-crafted and fired pieces. We are proud to carry a selection of Michal's remarkable Judaica and home decor:

Mezuzah Cases

Michal creates beautiful mezuzah cases from both her trademark ceramics. The ceramic mezuzahs' are painted in original, standout colors and feature a range of iconic designs unique to Israeli art, such as pomegranates, palm trees, and tulips. Her colorful mezuzahs will bring a smile to anyone passing through your doorway.

Breezy palm trees to remind you of the warm Israeli weather

Seder Plates

Michal produces several different styles of Seder plates. These beautiful plates feature a large plate with removable dishes, painted in distinctive gradients of some beautiful colors. Some are available unglazed, allowing the clay's natural patterns and markings to show. Any of these pieces would make a unique and unusual centerpiece for your Seder table!

Handmade to perfection

 

Tableware

Michal Ben Yosef has created a range of beautiful tableware pieces, each of which is guaranteed to delight as a gift or create a stunning focal point to your dinner table! Her incredible range of challah boards and knives, kiddish cups, matza plates, serving trays and salt-and-pepper sets features something for everyone, and incorporates a range of different decorative styles.

A funky salt shaker to liven up the table

 

Home Decor

Michal's exquisite home decorations include a range of differently shaped wall hangings, including beautiful Hamsas and textured pomegranates. Anything you choose will add a flourish of Israeli beauty to your home!

Keep your business running well with this Prayer for Business Hamsa

Washing Cups

Many Jewish homes have special washing cups next to their sinks, used for ritually washing hands before eating bread and after waking up from sleep. Michal's range of five different washing cup styles feature a selection of iconic Jewish motifs and Hebrew phrases; each stunning design is available in a choice of colors, making them a perfect choice for any home.

No one will be able to keep quiet at this unique washing cup! 

Hanukkah Menorah

Michal Ben Yosef produces unique and stunning Hanukkah menorahs.  Combining her trademark ceramics with traditional Jewish insignia, her menorahs are a statement addition to your home!

Make it your way with these separated candle holders!

 

Michal Ben Yosef's collection of exceptionally bright, vibrant pieces is sure to add a touch of color and Israeli style to your home, or make interesting, thoughtful gifts for those closest to you.