Friday, June 11, 2010

Gluten Free in Israel

Emily is going on a five week trip to Israel this summer, so we're gathering information on eating gluten free in Israel. Israel seems to have very good labeling laws and alerts consumers to the presence of all gluten -- not just wheat -- on the ingredient label. Still, it isn't always easy to read a label, especially if Hebrew is not your native language, so we're trying to gather information about specific products that are gluten free -- AND easily available. So far, thanks to some very helpful friends of friends in Israel, we have created the following list (published at this URL -- So, if anyone has additional suggestions, please add them to the comments!


Rachel Vandagriff said...

I am a GF person and the sister of a very GF person. I am going to Israel in a week and a half and my sister will be going in the future, no doubt. This is really useful! Thank you!

Eyal said...

As a father to a lovely girl that has celiac, I experienced the challenge of travelling and finding where to dine. This is more challenging when travelling to countries in which English is not the main language. To assist those which are traveling to Israel, I'm collecting the information regarding gluten-free restaurants and will continue and post information regarding products and stores. You find it at
I would appreciate adding a link or mentioning it in your site. In addition, any ideas and comments regarding the site are welcome.
Eyal Carmel

A teen and her family's experiences living gluten-free.