Shop till you Drop: Judaica – Readers’ Choice 2023

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SAN FRANCISCO

Dayenu Gifts and Books

JCC of San Francisco
(415) 563-6563    dayenu.com
Located in the JCC of San Francisco, Dayenu offers a wide selection of Judaica, including ritual items, locally crafted items, fair trade items, handmade items, heirloom pieces, talismans, candles and even gag gifts. You give us a glimpse into the diverse richness of the community,” the team notes. Purchases that you make here support a local family and the local economy.

 

EAST BAY

Afikomen Judaica

BERKELEY
(510) 655-1977    afikomen.com
At Afikomen Judaica,” the team here says, we understand about Jewish traditions.” The Mahgel-Friedman familys shop offers Judaica for Shabbat, Hanukkah, Passover and other holidays as well as general gift items for the home or for simcha events. Jewish books and wearables are here, plus the shop stocks a complete line of wedding supplies and rents chuppahs.

 

SOUTH BAY/PENINSULA

Peninsula Temple Beth El Gift Shop

SAN MATEO
(650) 345-6563    ptbe.org/community-beth-el-women
Beth El Women operates the Gift Shop, a new ReadersChoice winner this year. Located in the temple foyer, the shop features a wide selection of traditional, creative and contemporary Judaica, holiday fare, a registry, and gifts for all occasions.” Special orders are welcomed. All proceeds directly benefit PTBE. Call for an appointment to shop.

Peninsula Temple Sholom Gift Shop

BURLINGAME
(650) 697-2279    sholom.org/judaicashop
The Starr*Stevens Judaica Shop carries mezuzot, tallitot, menorahs, dreidels, jewelry, candlesticks, books and toys, and accepts orders for special events. Purchases at the shop, located off the synagogue foyer, support Sholom Women, which ultimately benefits PTS youth camperships” and scholarships for trips to Israel. Contact [email protected] to make an appointment.

 

NORTH BAY

Women of Rodef Sholom Gift Shop

SAN RAFAEL
(415) 444-8098    wrs-giftshop.square.site
In addition to the wide selection of jewelry, the shop operated by the Women of Rodef Sholom in the lobby of the Osher Marin JCC features made-in-Israel merchandise and fair trade Judaica, and has many ritual objects, jewelry, candles and holiday items, plus a wide selection of Kiddush cups, woven and embroidered tallitot, and also gifts for children and babies.

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