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  Jewish ceremonial objects
by gilabrand

Buy in any supermarket: Little jars of honey, biblical spices like za'atar (hyssop) that come in pretty pyramid-shaped cartons, small bottles of olive oil.

Buy in gift shops: Hebrew/English calenders, handcrafted Judaica items like candlesticks, wine goblets and mezuzahs, handmade Israeli havdalah candles, special handwashing cups; silver jewelry; personalized name necklaces.

Buy in T-shirt shops: personalized T-shirts, T-shirts with funny sayings in Hebrew/English

Buy in towel shops: towels, slippers or bathrobes embroidered with someone's name in Hebrew/English.

Buy in pharmacies and department stores: Dead Sea soaps and bath products.

Buy in the Old City marketplace and shops in downtown Jerusalem: Handmade Armenian ceramics, personalized door plaques.

Buy in open markets (Arab or Jewish): Little bags of exotic spices

Buy in shoe stores: Leather sandals (Teva, Naot, Beautifeel and other local brands)

Theme: Local Craft

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 15, 2009
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