Our Top 10 Judaica to Enrich Your Connection to Judaism
Judaica WebStore is the perfect place for finding just the right item to add to your personal Judaica collection and deepen your connection to Judaism and the Land of Israel - or help a loved one do the same through a meaningful gift!
Whether you’re just starting out and getting your first Jewish ritual items, or simply need an upgrade to your already existing traditions, we have a large array of Judaica for every ritual need and tailored to every style and budget, as well as all the Hebrew Bibles and prayer books you need. All of our items come from local Israeli artisans and small businesses, which means you’ll have a special connection to the Land of Israel every time you use them!
To aid you in your shopping, we’ve compiled our top 10 favorite Jewish items, handpicked by our staff in Jerusalem, to help you or your loved ones engage with your Judaism on a deeper level:
Honor every shabbat and holiday in style with this stunning silver and gold kiddush cup set! The silver-plated cup and matching saucer are each adorned with gold-accented depictions of Jerusalem buildings, and the inside of the cup is plated with gold. There are additional motifs in your choice of either Hoshen (Priestly Breastplate) or Star of David themes, for an even deeper spiritual meaning. What better way to add holiness and ritual into your life, than with a piece of Jerusalem sent straight from Israel to your home?
One of the most beloved and traditional Jewish ritual items is the prayer shawl or tallit, and this designer tallit from the Land of Israel makes for a truly special gift for yourself or a loved one. 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 making tallitot since the 19th century so you know you're getting the most reliable quality.
Every Jewish home needs a Tanach or Hebrew Bible, and this magnificent Bible from renowned Israeli religious publisher Koren Jerusalem is sure to be a treasured item whether you already partake in regular Torah study or are simply connecting with your Jewish heritage. One of the most highly acclaimed Hebrew-English Bibles ever published, the volume features a modern translation by leading Biblical scholars, an easy-to-read Hebrew font, and an array of helpful annotations, maps, charts, and illustrations.
This classic ram's horn shofar from famous Israeli shofar makers Barsheshet-Ribak will be a meaningful part of your Judaica collection, and at the same time add a beautiful touch of faith to your 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, so it’s suitable for use during the High Holidays.
Add an element of contemporary art and sleek modernity to your shabbat rituals with these stunning nickel candlesticks from famous Israeli Judaica artist Yair Emanuel! They boast a chic hammered finish and elegant tapered shape, and are adorned with colorful rings in your choice of an array of bright colors. Sure to become treasured pieces of Judaica, these candlesticks will be an eye-catching piece of home décor in addition to illuminating your sabbath.
Enrich your morning prayers and connect with a powerful Jewish tradition with this top-of-the-line set of kosher tefillin from the Land of Israel. A pair of tefillin is among the most meaningful, beautiful, and potentially longest-lasting of Jewish ritual investments a person will ever make. This outstanding pair is both perfectly kosher and beautifully crafted, while the Torah passages inside the boxes are handwritten by an expert scribe and thoroughly checked and proofread.
Fulfill the commandment of mezuzah and make your home a Jewish home with this beautiful decorated mezuzah case along with a kosher parchment scroll. The case is made by renowned Israeli designer Dorit Judaica and boasts a colorful mandala motif with intricate florals and pomegranates. You’ll love connecting to your Judaism and the Land of Israel every time you pass it in your home!
A siddur is a traditional Jewish prayer book, and Koren Jerusalem's masterful "Shalem" siddur is one of the most trusted and easiest to use versions around. We have versions in both Ashkenaz and Sepharad nusach (prayer rites), and each one has all the standard prayers and Torah readings for weekdays, shabbat, and festivals. This edition is appropriate for any level of familiarity with Jewish prayer, and you'll love Koren's signature easy-to-read font and layout as well as the modern English translations and helpful instructions.
This striking, minimalist wall hanging is made out of stainless steel and features a short but poignant message in the style of a traditional Hebrew home blessing: "BaBayit Zeh Tishreh Ahava Bracha Shefa Parnassa Simcha Shalom" ("In this house shall dwell love, blessing, plenty, livelihood, joy, and peace"). Made by prominent Israeli artist Dorit Judaica, this piece is sure to stand out in any room and bring a touch of both traditional faith and stylish contemporary design!
Another must-have from prominent Jerusalem-based artist Yair Emanuel is this beautiful stainless steel tzedakah box. Use it to conveniently set aside money for charity (tzedakah) while connecting to Jewish values, and adorn your home with its stylish hammered finish and copper pomegranate motif. This chic blend of tradition with modern design is sure to be loved for years to come!