Jewish Origami

Jewish origami: isn’t that an awkward mix of cultures? It doesn’t matter because there is a large proportion of people who enjoy folding paper into Jewish-themed object. It may be because origami is fun for children of all nations. Yes, you can fold a menorah out of a square piece of paper! Particularly popular are dreidels and the Star of David.

Unfortunately, there are very few online instruction on how to make this type of origami. Below is a list of various paper craft, some involve cutting and glue. There are a handful of books dedicated to Jewish Origami

Jewish Origami Diagrams


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Books with Jewish Origami

  • Origami for Hanukkah by Robyn Hardyman
  • Jewish Origami by Florence Temko
  • Jewish Origami 2 by Florence Temko
  • Jewish Gelt: Our Symbols as Origami Money Folds by Arnold Tubis
  • Jewish Holiday Origami by Joel Stern

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  • These free origami instructions are made available to you by the paper folding community at large. If you have a diagram you would like to share, or if your diagram is listed here and you wish to have it removed, please Contact Us. Diagrams are intended for personal use. Copyright of the models lie with the origami creators and designers. Please contact the designer and/or creator directly for non-private usage of a model and/or artwork.