Beat This: Still Drumming at 75
Forget the gelt: Jewish-inspired and modern Israeli designs will brighten your holiday.
Compiled by Leah F. Finkelshteyn
Star Bright (from far left) Gold-and-diamond Chariot pendants by Zakariya, from The Israel Collection (18-karat white gold, $1,995; 21-karat yellow gold, $2,250; www.theisraelcollectiongallery.com).
Israeli design house Yvel specializes in pearls; 18-karat yellow gold earrings with multicolor baroque South Sea pearls and cognac diamonds ($4,215; www.yvel.com).
Rings in 14-karat rose gold with semiprecious stones by Arik Kastan (from $460; www.neelee.com).
I Had a Little Dreidel Morocco-born Israeli Danny Azoulay is known for his delicate ceramic Judaica; this flower-shaped dreidel with a sterling silver handle is a beautiful example, at The Jewish Museum shops ($150; https://shop.thejewishmuseum.org).
Flowers in Winter (left) Gold lace on colored leather bangles from Israeli Hagar Satat, also available in red and black ($80 each;www.neelee.com).
Italian-made sterling silver Kiddush cup, perfect for girls or as a Miriam’s Cup on Passover, at The Jewish Museum shops ($850;https://shop.thejewishmuseum.org).
Light with the Animals Take a trip to the zoo on Hanukka night with Dori Schectel-Zanger’s whimsical, handcrafted ceramic menora, from The Israel Collection ($475;www.theisraelcollectiongallery.com).
At Home with Hebrew (from top) Bright red string winds through Idit Freidberg’s newspaper bowl, formed from Israeli newspaper—a light-hearted look at the art of journalism ($68; www.neelee.com).
Frame your book collection with the Alef-Tav Bookends by Zoe Designs, also available in silver ($44; www.neelee.com).
Hang it on a wall or use it to fulfill the Hanukka mitzva, either way this aluminum-and-stainless steel menora from Greenvurcel Design, Silversmiths & Jewelers is an elegant redesign of the traditional hanukkiya ($430; in Israel, 972-2-622-1620;firstname.lastname@example.org).