We say “mazal tov” so many times in our life and for so many reasons. A happy occasion, a wedding, a bar or bat mitzvah. Success in exam results, a new job. A new home.
But what does it mean?
Mazal can be translated as “luck”. But when we wish someone good mazal, we are also giving them a blessing; recognition of the good that we see in front of us, and our wish for them for more good and wonderful things to flow to them in the future.
We like to extend this blessing with gifts. Our generosity beautifully wrapped in a box with a ribbon. What would be more special as a gift that accompanies this blessing, than candlesticks or a kiddush cup? Lighting candles offers us a moment of reflection and meditation on happiness within our home. A reminder of those who love us and those we love.
Candlesticks make a perfect gift representing new frontiers and lives ahead. A gift of blessing and optimism.
The Sydney Jewish Museum has a wide range of candlesticks to suit any recipient and budget; from the traditional silver forms to sparkling crystal, small candle sticks for a bat mitzvah gift to artist-made modern ceramic. A beautiful gift for a couple starting a new family together.
With Chanukah around the corner, the museum also has beautiful menorahs, traditional and modern.
The Sydney Jewish Museum also features local Australian makers in ceramics, like Ruth Shteinman’s beautiful cream ceramic candlesticks, as well as local candlemakers. Look also for the new range of handmade sculptural twisted candlesticks (in three shades) and the museum’s signature beeswax hand dipped taper candles. The beeswax candles are made in Australia by a business 100 per cent owned and run by First Nations people. A wonderful choice for the lucky recipient, as well as giving a blessing far and wide for the Australian community.
Every purchase at the Sydney Jewish Museum shop goes towards supporting the important work of the museum in documenting and teaching the history of the Holocaust.
To browse the Sydney Jewish Museum shop range, visit sydneyjewishmuseum.com.au/product-category/products
The Sydney Jewish Museum is located at 148 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst.
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