Cool, handmade artisanal crafts, gifts, whimsy and Judaica: all fairly traded with a social conscienceShop now
New from the AESTHETIC SENSE
Advah Designs - Sarah ResnickMarking life cycle events with tallit filled with ritual and beauty - working fairly with artisans here and around the globe
Buy For Good IsraelHandcrafted Israeli products that give back.
Harriet Zaffoni - Harkiss DesignsEmpowering women in East Africa one item at a time
Danny AzoulayElegant and finely crafted handpainted ceramic Judaica
Valerie AtkissonMetal is Valerie's medium of choice; sleek design her preference.
The Aesthetic Sense in the Press
Everything is Sweet...The Aesthetic Sense, a distinctive shop specializing in fair-trade gifts with an emphasis on Judaica, now features a Buy for Good Israel Collection, with new items made by hand in Israel by children and adults with developmental, physical or emotional disabilities, or by underprivileged communities, from all religions and ethnicities. Sept 2017
Mount Kisco Couple Sell Goods That Do Good The World Over. “We wanted to find a way to merge our love of Judaica, retail and social justice activism into our business. We came up with this wonderful combination of everything we love. It’s something for the entire community.” July 2016
“Behind every one of the items in our store is a story,” says Karen Schecter, co-owner with her husband, Jay, of the recently reopened and repurposed Aesthetic Sense. Dec 2014