Jewish Valentine’s Day Cards

Yes, we know that Valentine’s Day is not a Jewish holiday, and in fact is technically derived from a saint’s day, but we still like to celebrate it. As stated in a discussion of Valentine’s Day and Judaism on My Jewish Learning, the desire to express love and to offer gifts to loved ones is in line with Jewish tradition and values. In fact, the idea of a special day to encourage coupledom is well-rooted in the Jewish tradition; Tu B’Av, the 15th day of the Jewish month of Av, was an ancient day of matchmaking.

Here are some fun ways to send a little Jewish along with your Valentine’s greetings.

Show your appreciation for those workouts with this Yiddish Valentine’s Day card available on Etsy:

nice tuches card

Or if you like their bawdiness as well as their bod, send this Chutzpah Valentine’s Day Card, also available from Zazzle:

chutzpah card

Oy vey, here is an adults-only Jewish Valentine’s Day Card from Jewish Funny Bone:

Shylock card

The inside of this Valentine’s Day Card, also from Jewish Funny Bone, reads “As far as I’m concerned, you’re it!”

jewish card

Keep it kosher with your valentine and send this card from Etsy:

bacon card

Everybody loves those little candy hearts. Send some with a Jewish twist with these Jewish Valentine’s Day Cards from Zazzle:

Jewish card

This Jewish Valentine’s Day Card is also available on Zazzle:

jewish card

Both of the above cards may also be sent as e-cards through Zazzle’s Our Jewish Community Store.

Show that mensch you appreciate him with this “Nice Jewish Boy” Valentine from Etsy:

nice jewish boy card

A little lukewarm about your feelings? You can still send Valentine’s greetings with this card from Cafe Press:

meh card

And remember these famous words:

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!”

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