A beautiful challah (bread) cover is the centerpiece of every Shabbat table around the world. A challah cover that is both beautiful and meaningful helps to elevate the Shabbat table for the shared meal.
This exquisite challah color will look beautiful on your Shabbat table and connect you with the land of Israel. The challah cover features a vibrant and joyful design of the seven species of the land of Israel. (Wheat, barley, olive, fig, date, and pomegranate)
The design is a gorgeous combination of applique and embroidery with Shabbat v’Yom Tov embroidered in Hebrew (for Shabbat and holidays) in the center, making it perfect for both Shabbat and holidays.
Raw Silk Challah Cover, 7 Species
Yair Emanuel is a prolific artist and creator of Israel’s most recognized and loved Judaica. His creative use of colors, textures, and images from the land of Israel makes his beautiful works of art instantly recognizable.
Born on Kibbutz Sha’alvim in central Israel, Emanuel developed his artistic talent as a young man at the prestigious Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem. While studying in Jerusalem, he fell in love with the Holy City and decided to make it his home. His studio is located in the heart of Jerusalem. The city influences many of his beautiful works of art, decorated with scenes from the Old City of Jerusalem. His other works celebrate the seven species of the land of Israel with charming depictions of wheat, barley, rye, pomegranates, grapes, olives, and figs.
Emanuel’s designs are infused with his love for Judaism, a respect for tradition blended with his joyful embrace of color and innovation. His Judaica is represented in various mediums from painted wood, textiles, and metal. Each piece that he makes is unique while recognizably ‘Emanuel.’