Jerusalem Of Food, A Photo Odyssey Into Shuk Machane Yehuda

Deborah Moher

Jerusalem‘s main food market, Machane Yehuda, is truly a feast for all the senses. From the tantalizing colors of fresh seasonal food chopped in half, to the shouts of vendors selling freshly baked challah on a Friday, to the boys at Halva King standing in the main aisle handing out free tastes of halva, there is no other market like it in the world. Shopping at the Shuk requires a strong determination and resolve as shoppers might get pushed, shoved, or trodden on in all the buzz and excitement but if you can manage the discomfort, the smells and tastes and eye candy will win you over. Here is a glimpse of Shuk Machane Yehuda.

Machene Yehuda in Jerusalem, Courtesy of The Occasional Israeli
Famous Machene Yehuda Rogalach Courtesy of The Occasional Israeli
Eggplants in Machene Yehuda Shuk Courtesy of Laini Shaw
Mountains of Candy at Machene Yehuda Market, Courtesy of The Occasional Israeli
Pomegranate ‘Rimon’ at Machene Yehuda Shuk, Courtesy of Occasional Israeli
Famous Sabbath Challot at Machene Yehuda Shuk, Courtesy of The Occasional Israeli
A stall at Machene Yehuda Shuk in Jerusalem, Courtesy of The Occasional Israeli
Variety of Spices found at Machene Yehuda Courtesy of The Occasional Israeli
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