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Top Choice Food in Nazareth

Elbabour Galilee Mill

The other-worldly aroma inside this spice emporium, run by the same family for four generations, has to be inhaled to be believed. Shelves, sacks, bins and bottles display more than 2600 products, from exotic spice …
Top Choice Market in Tel Aviv

Nahalat Binyamin Crafts Market

Open on Tuesdays and Fridays, this is the city's premier arts and crafts market. Expect a plethora of stalls selling paintings, ornaments and other hand-made crafts, plus the odd street performer. It's also a great …
Top Choice Market in Tel Aviv

Sarona

Sarona includes two main areas – an outdoor shopping mall and an indoor food market. The outdoor area has offices, restaurants, cafes, fashion stores, galleries and a visitor centre, all housed in restored 19th-cent…
Top Choice Food in Jerusalem

Halva Kingdom

Grinding sesame into paste since 1947, this irresistible stall is hard to miss thanks to its crown-shaped sign, huge wheels of halva and attendant proffering little samples of the flaky nougat. Once you've tasted it…
Books in Jerusalem

Educational Bookshop & Cafe

The ideal starting point for exploring East Jerusalem, the Educational Bookshop attracts journalists, aid workers, activists and art-lovers. There's a range of books and DVDs pertaining to the Arab–Israeli conflict,…
Ceramics in Jerusalem

Armenian Ceramics

The longest-established Armenian-style ceramics studio in Jerusalem, this family business is run by Neshan Balian, grandson of a master potter from Turkey. Founded in 1922, the factory was destroyed in the Six Day W…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Jerusalem

Greenvurcel

Sleek, minimalist designs characterise the metalwork of versatile artist Yaakov Greenvurcel. His gleaming challah trays and dreidels are among the Judaica on offer; meanwhile, the jewellery – featuring Tahitian pear…
Ceramics in Jerusalem

Sandrouni Armenian Art Centre

After you stroll through New Gate into Jerusalem's Old City, it's hard to resist taking a peek inside the colourful ceramics workshop of Armenian brothers George and Dorin Sandrouni. Since setting up their atelier i…
Market in Haifa

Flea Market

Amble past leather bags and picture frames, rifle through boxes of weathered postcards and sort treasure from trash at this flea market, 700m southeast of Paris Sq. It's excellent bargain-hunting terrain for collect…
Food & Drinks in Negev Highlands

Naot Farm

Has 50 goats, a dairy (visitors are free to walk around; milking is at 6am and 3pm) and a shop selling homemade goat labneh (thick yoghurt), dulce de leche and French-style cheeses (180NIS to 200NIS per kg). Also se…