Category Archives: Jerusalem

Jerusalem’s Iconic Craft: Armenian Ceramics

Jun 21, 2022  |  By Evelina G

The famous floral style of pottery known as Armenian Ceramics has been handcrafted in Jerusalem for generations, and can be found everywhere: on Judaica, tableware, building tiles, and even some street signs. Despite the name, they’re made right in the Holy City by local artisans. So what’s the Armenian connection, and how did this style become such an integral part of Jerusalem and Israel? All About Armenian Ceramics Armenian ceramics are made by […]

 

Celebrating Jerusalem Day

May 24, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Yom Yerushalayim 2022, also known as Jerusalem Day, will be celebrated in Israel from sundown on Saturday, May 28 to sundown on May 29.  Some Jewish communities outside of Israel celebrate Yom Yerushalayim as well, and it has become an occasion for Jews around the world to display their unity, Jewish pride, and love for Jerusalem and the Land of Israel. Whether you grew up celebrating Jerusalem Day or are […]

 

Connect with the Land of Israel with Jerusalem Stone

May 18, 2022  |  By Evelina G

Did you know Israel has its own iconic stone, used by Jews in the Jerusalem area for thousands of years till this day? You might have heard of “Jerusalem Stone” or seen Judaica items made out of it – read on to learn its long history and significance in the Land of Israel! What is Jerusalem Stone? “Jerusalem Stone” is a term used for three types of stone – limestone, […]

 

Explore the Special Stones of Israel

Jan 19, 2022  |  By Evelina G

What are the Special Stones of Israel and Where Do They Come From? Dig in and learn some amazing fun facts about the most special and unique materials found only in the Land of Israel, each with their own unique history and meaning: Eilat Stone,  Roman Glass, and  Jerusalem Stone! Beach resort in Eilat, the southern Israeli city that Eilat Stone is named after Eilat Stone 1. The beautiful gemstone known as […]