Bar + Bat Mitzvah Gift Etiquette & Traditions

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So, you have been invited to a Bar or Bat mitzvah. How exciting!

Just remember: it’s a special occasion for both the parents, but for the young adult in particular.

A special once-in-a-life-time occasion for the young girl or boy…

They’ve arrived at the age of Mitzvot.

To celebrate their joyous moment in time, there are certain Bar & Bat Mitzvah gift etiquette & traditions you should be familiar with.

So it’s important to choose your Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah gift very carefully. 

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Amazing Mishloach Manot Basket Ideas & Themes (2017 Purim Gift Baskets)

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The Mitzvah of giving Mishloach Manot is one of the most joyful Mitzvoth we have in the Torah (book of Esther).

We get to send beautiful & delicious Mishloach Manot baskets to our beloved friends & family, or to give them away as Matanot  L’evyonim for the wonderful Jewish feast of Purim.

It’s true –

The days of sending a “one gift basket fits all” Shalach Manot basket (you know, sticking a few hamantashen and a Kif Kef  in a wicker basket and calling it a day) are long gone.

Thankfully, there are way more creative Mishloach Manot ideas & themes out there just waiting for you to be discovered, that doesn’t require you to burn yourself out trying to make them yourself.

You’re about to discover a whole new world of creative, delicious Mishloach Manot ideas…

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20+ Best Bat Mitzvah Gift Ideas for a Young Jewish Girl (2017)

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Bat Mitzvah – every 12-year-old Jewish girl’s once in a lifetime opportunity to build memories for a lifetime & celebrate her coming of age.

It’s her special day… so you’ll want to do everything in your power to help her cherish this special event.


By getting her a great Bat Mitzvah gift she’ll remember for many years to come.

Now you might be asking: “What’s an appropriate gift I can get for her Bat Mitzvah?”

I can tell you this: the answer is NOT “get her something and get it over with” (please don’t just give her money in multiples of 18…).

This gift guide will help you find the real answer to that question and help you find the young Jewish girl the best Bat Mitzvah present for her special night.

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24 Unique Hanukkah Gift Ideas (2017)

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It’s that time of the year again – which means Hanukkah is around the corner!

This gives us a chance to celebrate our wonderful festival of lights with our loved ones. But more importantly, we get to prove how much our friends, family and loved ones mean to us with some unique Hanukkah gifts.

Because let’s face it – the traditional Hanukkah gift ideas (menorahs, dreidels, chocolate geld…) are getting a little old.

We believe that special people deserve special treatment (and special gifts), and if you’re reading this – then you probably think so too.

That’s why we handpicked this cool collection of unique Hanukkah gift ideas to make your light truly shine this Hanukkah.

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29 Best Bar Mitzvah Gift Ideas for a Cool Jewish Boy (2017)

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A Bar Mitzvah is a big deal for every 13-year-old Jewish boy.

The gathering, the Torah reading, the dancing and of course the cool bar mitzvah gifts can create a meaningful & lifelong experience every boy will cherish.

When thinking about a traditional Jewish bar mitzvah gift for a good friend or relative, things like books, money gifts & other traditional gifts come to mind.

But times have changed…it has become a lot harder to satisfy young boys these days.

So what are appropriate guest gifts you can bring for a Bar Mitzvah?

First off, forget about money in multiples of 18…

Instead, let’s go find out what the best Bar Mitzvah gift ideas are, that every Jewish boy will be lucky to get on his special day (I know I would).

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