Christmas House


Christmas House is fully owned and operated by the Giacaman family, a Christian family that has been living in the Holy Land since 1,600 AC. A father name Issa , who inherited this business from his father Elias.

Issa Giacaman has three sons and two daughters . The Christmas House was established in May, 2010 carrying a family heritage since 1917, and it operates with two gift shops and one olive wood factory.

Christmas House is a manufacturer of the finest hand-carved olive wood seasonal and religious gifts from Bethlehem. We are committed to bringing premium olive wood products at the lowest possible price to our customers, a practice we have carried out since our founding in 1917.

We bring our superior products, unique gifts, selection of hand carved artifacts from Olive Wood, Mother Of Pearl, Jewelry, Candles, Icons, and many more...and are then able to give you, our customers, great discounts! We distinguish ourselves in the marketplace by offering the highest quality products, at the lowest possible prices. We are here to serve your needs and our excellent team of customer service representatives work to ensure the easiest and most efficient business transactions.

Our Main Location

We have two locations, both are located in the city of Bethlehem, our main branch is located in the Manger Square, less than one minute away from the church of the nativity.

1- Christmas House Headquarters

70 Manager Square

P.O. Box 180 Bethlehem,

Palestine IL 012 Via Israel

Business Hours are: 8:00 am - 10:00pm Monday Through Saturday and 9:00 am - 8:00pm Sunday.

Please note, if you need help to find us, you can always email us or call us and let us what time you are planning your visit, and we will arrange a FREE pick up right after Bethlehem main check point.

Our second location is located 2 minutes away from the Nativity Church, on the right hand side of the Church there is a street called Milk Grotto street which leads to the Milk Grotto Church, walk for 2 minutes till you reach hill top. This location has a souvenir store and Olive Wood Factory. Look for the sign which reads Christmas House Olive Wood Factory.

Christmas House, Olive Wood Factory

Milk Grotto Street
P.O. Box 180 Bethlehem,
Palestine IL 012 Via Israel

Business Hours are: 8:00 am - 10:00pm Monday Through Saturday and 9:00 am - 8:00pm Sunday.