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Jewish Yemenite Culture & Art Museum

Rehov Mazal Dagim 3, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 68036, Israel
+972 3-681-2503
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I arrive here by accident, when I was exploring Jaffa. I entered the museum, a cute cat was sitting... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Diana C
Traditional craft...

The silver filigree work you will see here represents an age old, traditional skill and visitors... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
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"Ben Zion David" -Jewish Yemenite Culture and Art Museum is located in the artistic quarter of Old Jaffa, Israel . It is part of a whole complex, consisting of a Gallery, that exhibits the original ,hand-crafted ,traditional Yemenite Jewish filigree jewelry and Judaica pieces made by Ben Zion David ; Open-to-the-public Workshop and a Museum Exhibition part ,that hosts visitors from all over the world , showing teaching and spreading the cultural background of Ben Zion and the history of the Yemenite Jews.
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Rehov Mazal Dagim 3, Jaffa, Tel Aviv 68036, Israel
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+972 3-681-2503
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

I arrive here by accident, when I was exploring Jaffa. I entered the museum, a cute cat was sitting on a chair when I arrive, the staff there is great, they offered me spiced coffee and even gave me the recipe of the coffee. I...More

Thank Diana C
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

The silver filigree work you will see here represents an age old, traditional skill and visitors can watch master craftsmen as they create intricate and exquisite jewellery and larger items such as candlesticks and richly decorated Judaica. You can even buy a replica of the...More

Thank Howi58
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Just happened in on our walk. Very interesting Yemenite filigree jewelry. There is an on site artisan. Most interesting to see a set of CD's (one of the ones I have at home) of one of my favourite Israeli singers - Ofra Haza. She had...More

Thank Wilf M
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Yemenite_Art_Museum, Manager at Jewish Yemenite Culture & Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Thank you very much! The Artisan is Ben-Zion David, an 8th generation silversmith. The amazing Ofra Haza used to wear his jewelry. We hope to see you again soon Yael

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Their short film of the history of the company was very interesting - especially touching was the original price of 5 coins which were 2 for the jeweler and three to make into the jewelry piece. The jewelry is lovely. There is no pressure to...More

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Yemenite_Art_Museum, Manager at Jewish Yemenite Culture & Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you very much! We hope to see you here again soon :)

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I did include this location in my review of Old Jaffa, but will include it again. It was part of the Tel Aviv/Jaffa Tour. I was not familiar w/this group of Jewish people, history or culture. So this was especially enlightening to learn of this...More

Thank jzmazzola
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Situated a short walk from the Main Square in Historic Jaffa, this workshop and jewellery store exhibits the best in the methods the Yemeni Silversmiths plied their trade for many centuries. After watching the video and sipping a cup of steaming hot aromatic coffee, you...More

Thank sophenberg
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Yemenite_Art_Museum, Manager at Jewish Yemenite Culture & Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thank you, dear friend! We are very happy that you enjoyed your visit here, and found our location interesting and friendly. And most important - you like the coffee :)

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

They show you a little educational film about the introduction of Yemenites to Israel and the culture, and give a little free coffee, and then leave you free to look at the Yemenite Art, and maybe purchase. Very nice. Very friendly

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

when visiting we were offered great yemente coffee, shown a short video explaining yemenite history and of course left with some jewelry. courteous and welcoming, plus they offer VAT refund which is great

1  Thank RebeccaTravels33
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I love this place - you always get a warm welcome and great (but brief) explanation of their Yemenite Jewish history, with a personal touch. You can try their amazing spiced coffee, watch jewelry being made, and learn a bit about their culture and background,...More

1  Thank joblower
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

I visited on a Saturday night. I did not get to meet the owner or see him working but i did get to see some of his works. They are very interesting. We bought a pair of earrings. The price was reasonable and they are...More

4  Thank HamptonPDX123
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