In Hebrew, a yahrzeit candle or a memorial candle is called a ‘yizkor’ candle. It is a candle that we light in memory of our deceased loved ones.
In the Bible, the soul of a person is likened to the lamp of God, and the flickering light of the candle reminds us of our departed loved ones. It is a beautiful tradition that helps us light the void left behind when a soul departs from this world.
Emanuel has created a Yizkor candle holder that elevates the beauty of this age-old tradition. Shaped in metal to mimic a flame, the word ‘Yizkor’ is cut out in Hebrew letters. It protects the candle and creates beautiful shadows that seem to dance across the wall.
This candle holder is an elegant way to house your memorial candles and honor those you love who are no longer with you. You may also use the Yizkor candle holder to light a candle in memory of the men and women who served your country on Memorial Day.
- 13 x 6.5 cm / 5.3 x 2.5 inches
Silver Yizcor Candle Holder
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.’