Zak Shop 24 Jerusalem
Zak shop in Jerusalem Christian Quarter is a family business since 1964. Zak is a specialist in Biblical antiquities and ancient coins mentioned in the bible. Popular jewelry includes unique pendants with ancients coins like the 'widows mite' coin from Jesus time. These are especially popular gifts that makes a very memorable biblical souvenir from Israel. For the last 50 years Mishirky Antiquities has been selling antiquities to friends and loyal customers from all over the world. The present owner and third generation, Zak, has been improving the business constantly as Zak's Antiquities is moving into an era of new technology. Where once the shop was once mere brick and mortar, we are now becoming the fasted growing online experience for Biblical artifacts where friends and customers can inquire and shop online. The present location of the shop is in close proximity to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Located in the ancient walls of Jerusalem's Old City on the Christian quarter road. Here our visitors experience Jerusalem's rich history of past generations that have resided here. In 1964 grandfather Zak bought the shop from a Greek and decided to start selling antiquities combined with Persian brass. When it became a legal requirement to have a license to sell antiquities in Israel, Zak was one of the first merchants to obtain a license to sell antiquities legally. After grandfather Zak died he was succeeded by Uncle Jacob who continued with the business and was replaced by Samir (Zak father) after Jacob's death in 1983. In 1997 Zak took over the business from his father Samir and changed the focus of the shop towards Biblical antiquities. This includes Biblical coins, pottery, roman glass, antiquities inspired jewelry and some other gift items.