Beautiful Jewish Gifts
MenorahsMenorahs are candelabras used during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. They typically have nine branches, with eight for the eight nights of Hanukkah and one for the shamash (helper) candle used to light the others. Menorahs come in various designs, materials, and styles, ranging from traditional to modern interpretations.
Mezuzahs are small cases affixed to the doorposts of Jewish homes. They contain a parchment scroll inscribed with verses from the Torah. Mezuzahs come in different shapes, materials, and decorative designs, often reflecting Jewish symbols and themes.
Kiddush cups are used to sanctify and bless the wine during Shabbat and holiday rituals. They come in various designs, including silver, pewter, glass, or ceramic, often embellished with engravings or intricate motifs.
Challah Boards and Covers
Challah boards and covers are used during Shabbat and holiday meals. The board is used to hold and present the braided challah bread, while the cover is placed over the bread during blessings. These items can be made of wood, glass, or other materials, and may feature artistic or symbolic engravings.
Tallit (Prayer Shawl)
Tallit is a rectangular prayer shawl worn during Jewish prayer services. They are typically made of wool or silk, with special fringes (tzitzit) attached to the corners. Tallit designs vary, ranging from traditional stripes to more intricate patterns and colors.
The shofar is a ram's horn blown during Jewish religious ceremonies, particularly on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement). Shofars can vary in size and shape, and they are often displayed as decorative pieces when not in use.
The hamsa is a hand-shaped amulet believed to bring protection and good luck. It is a popular symbol in Jewish culture and is often incorporated into jewelry, wall hangings, and home decor items.
Jewish Art and JewelryJewish-themed artwork, sculptures, and jewelry are popular Judaica gifts. They often feature symbols such as the Star of David, Hebrew letters, biblical scenes, and other Jewish motifs.
- Kiddush cup: Kiddush, literally, "sanctification," is a blessing recited over wine or grape juice to sanctify the Shabbat and Jewish holidays. Kiddush cups are highly decorated, and are generally made of china, porcelain, silver, pewter and nickel.
- Shabbat candlestick holders
- Hand washing cup ("netilat yediam")
- Challah cutting board and cover
- Havdalah candle and candle holder
- Havdalah spice box
The close of the Jewish Shabbat is marked by the brief prayer ceremony of Havdalah, which usually takes place in the home. Part of the ceremony requires sniffing a sweet-smelling spice or plant. In Jewish communities around the Mediterranean, a spring of a sweet-smelling shrub was customarily used, in Northern Europe by the twelfth century there are literary references of the use of a specially designed spice box or container. The oldest surviving spice boxes for Havdalah date to the mid-sixteenth century.
The menorah (or hanukkiah) used on the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah is perhaps the most widely produced article of Jewish ceremonial art.
- Chanukah menorah
- Gelt holder
- Chanukah candles or Oil
- Etrog Box
To protect the etrog during the Sukkot holiday, it is traditionally wrapped in silky flax fibers and stored in a special box, often made from silver.[
In modern times, the etrog is also commonly wrapped in synthetic netting, and placed in cardboard boxes. Wooden boxes are increasingly popular as well.
JEWISH GIFT IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS
From Jewish Weddings, To Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, Baby Gifts Or For The Jewish Holidays We Celebrate, You Will Find That Traditions Is Your Jewish Source For Contemporary And Traditional Jewish Gifts.
We welcome You To Shop and Find Great Judaica For All Of Your Gift Giving Needs. Some Of The Most Popular Gifts Ideas Can Be Found as Jewish Wedding Gifts, Door Mezuzahs, Jewish Jewelry, Baby Gifts, Bar And Bat Mitzvah Gifts, Hanukkah Gifts, Blessing and Protection Symbols and Gifts and Jewels.
A MEZUZAH FOR EVERY DOOR
A Door Mezuzah Is One Of The Most Popular Jewish Gifts For Almost Any Occasion. By Hanging A Kosher Mezuzah On Each Door Of A Jewish Home You Are Reminded Of being Jewish Each Time You Enter And Leave The House. While The Kosher Parchment Or Shema Blessing Is Always The Same, The Mezuzah Case That Holds The Scroll Is Where You Can Be Creative With Your Gift Giving. Select A Children Mezuzah For A New Baby Gift. A Home Blessing Mezuzah For A New Home Gift.
JEWISH WEDDING GIFTS & ANNIVERSARY GIFTS
Jewish Gifts Are Especially Meaningful At This Time. Shabbat Candlesticks, A Kiddush Cup And Challah Board Are Just The Start Of The Jewish Items: Shabbat , A Hanukkah Menorah Or Passover Seder Plate Are Also Great Gifts For Them To Celebrate The Jewish Holidays.
JEWISH GIFTS FOR A BAT OR BAR MITZVAH
When A Child Becomes A Bar Or Bat Mitzvah They Become A Jewish Adult In The Eyes Of God. With Becoming A Jewish Adult Brings New Responsibilities. Presenting Them With A Special Jewish Gift Gives Them The Right Start In This New Chapter Of Their Lives.
JEWISH JEWELRY, STYLES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Selecting A Piece Of Jewish Jewelry Is Easy. Traditions Jewelry For Men Include Mezuzah Pendants, Masculine Jewish Stars Of David And Chai Necklaces Just For Him. Selecting Jewelry For Her Is Easy With Gemstone Jewish Stars, Red String Bendel Bracelets And Unique Hamsa Jewelry. Children’s Jewelry Options Range From Petite Jewish Star Earrings To Smaller Pendants And Charm Bracelets. Costume Jewelry Is Always A Great Idea For Them To Wear Everyday.
JEWISH HOLIDAYS OFFER GREAT JEWISH GIFT IDEAS
We offer Jewish Gifts For Each Jewish Holiday: Apple And Honey Dishes And Children’s Books And Toys To Learn About The Jewish New Year, Hanukkah Menorahs For Everyone! Children’s Menorahs, Handcrafted Menorahs And Hanukkah Candles In Almost Every Color. Dreidels, Hanukkah Gifts For Children Range From Toys And Games To Books And Toy Dreidels. The Passover Gift Store Has Everything You Need To Create A Wonderful Seder Table. Passover Gift Sets Include Seder Plates, Matza Trays, Matza Covers, Afikomen Bags And Elijah’s And Miriam’s Cups.