Top 12 Made-in-Israel Gifts for Dad
Honor the man who raised you and passed on his wisdom and traditions to you with a special gift straight from the Land of Israel! We have a comprehensive collection of Jewish gifts made especially for Dad, so you can help him get in touch with his heritage and express his Jewish identity, all while supporting talented Israeli artisans.
And to give you some shopping inspiration, we've put together our top 12 favorite gifts for dads below, great for any special occasion or just to say "I love you."
Looking for the perfect present for Mom? Check out our top 12 gifts for moms here!
If your dad is getting in touch with his religious side or is already a synagogue regular and could use a tallit upgrade, this authentic wool tallit featuring a gorgeous Jerusalem motif is the way to go. Decorated with colorful stripes and a unique depiction of the Holy City, this prayer shawl is certified kosher by religious authorities and is available in a variety of sizes. It's made by the famous Israeli masters at Talitnia who have making tallitot since the 19th century and even supply the IDF and the Israeli Chevra Kadisha (burial society), so you know you're getting the most reliable quality for your dad.
Designed by Ofek Wertman in Tel Aviv, this wooden wall clock depicts a colorful illustration of people praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, along with an Israeli flag in front. This gift is the perfect way to give your dad a piece of the Holy City and some Israel pride that he can keep in his office, in the living room, or elsewhere. A fusion of contemporary art and timeless tradition, your dad will love it!
This elegant, uniquely designed pendant necklace from Nano Jewelry boasts a sterling silver interlocking Star of David surrounding a black onyx stone that is micro-inscribed in 24K gold with the traditional Hebrew declaration of faith, Shema Yisrael, found in the the Biblical verses of Deuteronomy 6:4-9. Get this stunning piece straight from the Land of Israel, and give your dad a truly magnificent gift that is brimming with meaning and will allow him to show off his Jewish pride!
Help your father connect with his heritage in a classy and subtle way with this elegant watch from Adi Watches, the famous Israeli watchmakers known for their high-quality craftsmanship that even the Israeli Army relies on. The gold-plated analog watch is set on a comfortable leather band and elegantly displays the time using Hebrew letters in a classic script, along with a mechanical date display. Both stylish and functional, it’s even water-resistant up to 30 meters below the surface.
Jerusalem native David Fisher is known in Israel for reviving the traditional Jewish art form of paper cutting, using a modern laser cut technology. He often draws inspiration from Biblical motifs, as he did with this Tree of Life laser-cut wall hanging. It features an intricate Tree of Life design along with an excerpt from Proverbs in Hebrew, which reads "It is a tree of life for those who hold it, and all who support it are happy. Its ways are ways of pleasantness, and all its paths are peace." Available in blue, green, or bordeaux and suitable for the office or home, this wall hanging is sure to be treasured for years to come.
Give your father a fun and functional gift that he will certainly appreciate with this chic designer ceramic coffee mug from Israeli artist Barbara Shaw. It features the rhyming Hebrew phrase "Aba Sababa" meaning "Cool Dad" in vibrant blue lettering, along with a contrasting light blue handle and inside. Your dad will love thinking of you every time he drinks his morning coffee or tea, in this unique fusion of Jewish tradition with fresh and modern style.
This stylish, customizable ring can be personalized with your dad's name, his favorite Jewish blessing, or any phrase that you choose in either English or Hebrew. It’s beautifully crafted from sterling silver in the Land of Israel and framed by two 14K yellow gold bands. We offer a number of suggestions of popular phrases and blessings from the Bible, or you can simply craft your own message - so you can give a one-of-a-kind gift to the man who is one-of-a-kind to you!
One of the most famous lines from Psalms (137) says, "if I forget thee, O' Jerusalem, let my right hand forget itself." Designed by religious Israeli artist Dorit Judaica, this stainless steel cut-out wall hanging features the verse in a traditional Hebrew script. Give your dad a meaningful reminder of our people’s special connection to the Holy City of Jerusalem and the Land of Israel with this stunning piece of home décor!
This unique and vibrant Kiddush cup is the perfect fusion of ancient and modern: Handcrafted from ceramic, decorated with a captivating swirl of colors, and plated with elegant sterling silver, it features the word "Jerusalem" in an ancient Hebrew script. This mesmerizing Kiddush cup, designed by Jerusalem Glass Studio, will be a thoughtful and gorgeous addition to your dad's Judaica collection, and help him usher in every shabbat and holiday in style.
If your father takes pride in his Jewish identity and his support for the Jewish state, he'll love our popular "I Stand with Israel" t-shirt straight from the Holy Land! It features a large Israeli flag design and is available in several different elegant colors and a range of sizes, made from high quality cotton - so you can be sure to find the right fit and style that'll suit your dad perfectly.
Every Jewish home needs a Tanach or Hebrew Bible, and whether your dad takes part in regular Torah study or is simply connecting with his Jewish heritage, he 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 dad!
This remarkable deluxe games set from Olive Wood Factory is masterfully crafted in the Land of Israel from local olive wood. It's gracefully decorated along its edges with refined ornate designs and, when opened, becomes a game board for chess or checkers on one side and backgammon on the other, along with beautifully carved playing pieces. Your father will appreciate the luxury and craftsmanship of this sophisticated set and the hours of fun it'll bring!
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