By Lisa Alcalay Klug j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California
In the early decades of the Jewish state, brilliant green Eilat stones and intricate Yemenite silver filigree were the hallmarks of Israeli jewelry. Of course, there were also traditional Judaica pieces: tiny mezuzot, chai charms, Jewish stars, names spelled in Hebrew letters.
Israel isn’t just the land of milk and honey — it’s the land of milk and cocoa, too.
Maybe you enjoy whimsical candies like candy canes, jellybeans and gummies. Maybe you revel in the nostalgic feeling evoked by eating halva. Maybe you enjoy chocolate with popping candy inside. Whatever your tastes, Israeli candies have something to offer every sweet tooth.
The term “chamber of commerce” often evokes a broad range of images that run the gamut from a nation’s tourism industry to its economic dealings on U.S. soil.
A chamber’s staff members and volunteers, consequently, serve as goodwill ambassadors of sorts for its image in our backyards. This is certainly true for several American-Israel Chambers of Commerce that operate independently but share some common goals.
By Anna Harwood and Tami Benmayer International Media Placement and Maayan Jaffe Baltimore Jewish Times
From tickling your palate by spreading tangy hummus on pita bread to smearing soothing Dead Sea mud on aching parts of your body, Israeli-made products are successfully integrating themselves into the highly competitive American consumer marketplace.
Israeli creativity, innovation behind food, fashion and high-tech products.
BY Abigail Klein Leichman N.J. Jewish Standard
Don’t buy Israeli products just to support the Jewish state. Buy them because they’re well-made, cutting-edge — even avant-garde in quality, look, and feel, says Nili Shalev, Israel’s economic minister to North America.
“It’s not just important to buy Israeli. It’s a pleasure,” says Shalev.