10 Handpicked Cool & Unique Jewish Gifts
If you're looking for a fun and unique gift for yourself, a friend, or a loved one, look no further than our Cool Jewish Gifts category from the Land of Israel! Comprising the most creative, special, and funniest gifts and home décor from Israel's most talented designers, these cool Jewish-themed items will help express your Jewish pride and heritage in a new and fun way. They make excellent presents for a birthday, anniversary, housewarming, or simply as a nice surprise to put a smile on a friend's face.
To get your shopping started, we've selected our top 10 staff favorites below, spanning every style and budget!
This fun, ceramic coffee mug is the perfect gift for any Jewish mom! Parodying the classic "Keep Calm and Carry On" slogan, featuring a crown with a Star of David along with the words "I Can't Keep Calm, I'm a Jewish Mom." Give your mom, grandma, aunt, or friend a laugh and a sense of Jewish pride in the form of a stylish, functional gift they'll treasure for years to come!
Add a patriotic piece of Israeli art ato your home décor with this aluminum kinetic clock, featuring a blue Star of David reminiscent of the Israeli flag, on rotating metal pieces that diplay the hours and minutes. Made right in Israel by artist Ofek Wertman, this fun clock will show off both your Jewish pride and your love for the Jewish homeland.
Wear your Jewish pride on your sleeve with this elegant watch from Adi Watches, the famous Israeli watchmakers known for their high-quality craftsmanship. 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.
Get a Biblical gift and an actual piece of the Land of Israel with this Ten Commandments tablets sculpture, made out of gorgeous red Jerusalem Stone quarried in the Judean hills. The statuette is shaped like the two tablets of the Biblical Ten Commandments and etched with golden Hebrew letters representing the commandments. It's available in a choice of sizes and comes with a stone back allowing it to stand with ease, so it can be beautifully displayed anywhere in the home or office.
Combine your love for man's canine best friend and your appreciation for contemporary art in a Jewish way with this fun, handmade dog-themed mezuzah case from Tel Aviv-based designer Ofek Wertman. Handcrafted from aluminum, it's decorated with an array of colorful dogs and features the Hebrew letter Shin, a traditional mezuzah adornment representing God's name.
If you adore dogs and modern Israeli art, you also need this unique dog-themed wooden clock! This adorable piece is another one of Ofek Wertman's creations, made right in Israel in his Tel Aviv studio. Choose from two different lovely shades of blue for the background, and enjoy Wertman's art of different dog breeds every time you check the time!
Every proud Jew knows the modern look of the Hebrew alphabet, but did you know there was an earlier Hebrew writing system? This stylish shirt displays both the ancient and modern Hebrew scripts next to each other, along with a large letter ‘Aleph’ from the paleo-Hebrew script. Show your love for history and the Hebrew language with this exciting T-shirt, available in a range of colors and sizes.
Adorn your home with a touch of contemporary Israeli art and layers of Jewish imagery with this magnificent, colorful sculpture from renowned Israeli artist David Gerstein. The piece is shaped like a Hamsa hand, a common Jewish good luck charm and symbol of Divine protection, and features the Hebrew words "Shalom Al Yisrael" ("Peace Upon Israel") along with an array of symbolic Jewish motifs: the Western Wall, Star of David, shabbat candlesticks, menorah, Ten Commandments tablets, dove, wine cup, a pomegranate, and more.
The Yiddish language has some of the most fun vocab that has made its way to general pop culture, such as the word schlep. Anyone who needs to carry their belongings around to work or school will appreciate this “schlep” tote bag - super comfortable, stylish, and in a chick black-and-white motif. It features the word schlep in both Yiddish and English lettering, and will be an eye-catching emblem of your Jewish culture!
Show off your Jewish pride and sense of humor with this fun Moses t-shirt, designed in Jerusalem by Modern Shtetl studio! Made from high-quality cotton in a range of colors and sizes, this Jewish tee features a cartoon-like depiction of Moses along with the phrase "Moses: First Man With A Tablet Who Downloaded Data From The Cloud." Wear it to your next holiday gathering or show it off at school or synagogue to make everyone around you smile!
This mini statue of the Lion of Judah, symbolizing the Tribe of Judah and the Holy City of Jerusalem, is another fun and meaningful Jewish must-have piece. The lion is silver-plated, and would look great as a table centerpiece, or placed on a mantle as a symbol of Jewish strength and pride. Both stunning and spiritually meaningful, this Lion of Judah sculpture makes a wonderful housewarming or holiday gift.