Jewish holiday gifts for 2022

The Jewish tradition has so many different holidays and celebrations that you can enjoy with your family and friends. Purchasing gifts during these celebratory and holy times can be challenging as you want to capture both the essence of the holidays, the Judaist devotion, and the likes of the person you are gifting to. Whether you are prepping for Hannukah, Passover, Rosh Hashannah, Purim, a Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah we have the perfect gift ideas for you. These can also make excellent Jewish housewarming gifts or gifts for your Jewish friends. 

  1. Gold Plated Jewish Menorah – Suri

Every household needs a beautifully decorated Judaica Menorah. This particular one is designed from Crystal Glass and the gold-plated metal design depicts the old city of Jerusalem. By merging the ancient roots of Judaism with some more modern techniques for art creation, this Menorah manages the perfect combination of beauty and religion.  

  1. Kiddush Cup

Much like the Menorah is used to celebrate the light, the Kiddush cup is another essential object in the Judaist tradition. A beautifully designed Kiddush cup can make the perfect gift for both him and her, and it can be a beautiful housewarming gift or even a bar or bat mitzvah gift. Whether you like minimalist designs or colorful ones, you should be able to find a Judaica Kiddush cup ornamented in a way that will fit your style.


  1. Gift Basket 

If you are thinking of bringing a housewarming gift to someone, or even a gift to one of your Jewish friends during Hannukah or Rosh Hashannah, a gift basket can make for a very thoughtful gift. Fill it up with your friend's favorite treats, add some candles, challah covers, or even a beautiful Mezuzah to fill up your basket. You could also add some beauty products, handmade soaps, or lotions for your friends to use. A basket is a great way of just buying smaller things you know your friend will love and creating a personalized gift that shows how you care for them. 

  1. Cookbooks

A huge part of the Jewish tradition has been passed down in the cuisine. Whether your friend is an avid cook or someone who simply wants to learn more about cooking Jewish food then a cookbook could be the perfect gift for them. Naturally, any good food book would do, but Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi is truly one of the best Jewish cookbooks currently available. 

  1. Shabbat Candlesticks

Jewish traditions often revolve around light. If you know your friend is a lover of candles then you could find some beautiful Shabbat candlesticks for their home. Shabbat Candlesticks or Judaica candlesticks can be made from wood, metals, glass, and other materials so you should not have trouble finding some that match your friend's style. 

  1. Hamsa

A Judaica hamsa traditionally symbolizes prosperity and health, which is why it makes the perfect gift for every occasion. Depending on your friend's style and preferences you could get Hamsa necklaces, earrings, keychains, or home decorations. The hamsa will showcase your good wishes for them. 

  1. Photo album 

Personalized gifts are one of the best things in the world. Find a beautiful photo album and fill it up with some of your favorite photos of you, your friends, and your family and gift them to them. Not only is this a thoughtful gift but it is one that celebrates your life together, which is truly an immeasurable gift. 

  1. Hanukkah Candles

If you are uncertain of what to get someone during Hannukah then choosing some Hannukkah candles can be the safest option. Not only will they be used, but they are also a very holy gift, as they showcase your respect and understanding of Jewish traditions and holidays. Hannukah is celebrated with the lighting of the candles each day so your friends will surely appreciate the gesture. 

  1. Mezuzah Scroll

A Mezuzah scroll is a very sacred gift and one that all of your Jewish friends and family will appreciate. Decorative Mezuzahs can help people hold their prayers on them at all times. From ornate designs to colored mezuzah and simpler more minimalistic designs there is a Mezuzah for every taste. Besides, while the ornamented holder is beautiful it is all about the prayers that it contains. 

  1. Hand-painted Glass

Judaica hand-painted Kiddush glasses can be absolutely gorgeous and if your friend has recently moved into a new home or married their partner, then the glasses will make an excellent gift for them. If you want to you can also pair them with the perfect Kosher wine to elevate your gift more. 

Finding the perfect gift for your Jewish friends or during the Jewish holidays should not be hard. In most cases, a thoughtful gift can go a long way and especially if it is paired with the Jewish tradition that these special events and holidays are meant to celebrate. The most important thing is true to remember to get your friends something that they will enjoy and will help them connect more with themselves and with their faith. For beautifully created Jewish products and Judaica gifts from carefully selected artisans, you can check out our line on our website and store.