30+ Best Jewish Baby Gifts for Bris (Brit Milah) & Simchat Bat Naming Ceremony (2018)

The baby has finally arrived!

Mazel Tov!

Time to celebrate with the young parents… they waited for so long!

Hold on a second…

Before you go visit the baby – you better arm yourself with an appropriate gift for the Jewish baby’s naming ceremony.

What gifts do you bring to a Bris (or Simchat Bat) ceremony?

That’s exactly what you’re about to find out!

Let’s get the ball rolling (quick, before the baby starts crying) …

Tip: I created this Table of Contents to help you jump to the sections you find interesting. Enjoy 🙂

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20+ Stunning Bat Mitzvah Jewelry Gift Ideas for a 12-13 Year Old Girl (2018)

The girl’s Bat Mitzvah is around the corner.

And you’re about to be a part of it…

Yippee! How exciting!

But before you hop on the dance floor and do the chair-dance (spoiler alert), you first need to get the girl a sparkling Bat Mitzvah gift.

A gift that shines… something that will light her up like a Menorah the moment she sees it for the first time.

And what better way to do that than with a unique Bat Mitzvah Jewelry gift?

After all – we all know that Jewish Jewelry gifts are THE best present you can get for a Bat Mitzvah girl on her big day. It’s the ultimate blend of beauty and meaning – which is exactly what the Bat Mitzvah ceremony is all about. 

But what kind Jewelry gift should you get her? The million dollar question…

Should you get her a Star of David necklace? Maybe a Hamsa bracelet? How about a Shema Yisrael ring? Perhaps Roman Glass earrings?

Ahhhh! Too many choices!

No wonder people get overwhelmed…

That’s exactly why I spent hours writing this comprehensive Bat Mitzvah Jewelry gift guide…

To help you:

  • … Escape the same cliché gifts everyone else gets 
  • … Avoid getting her Jewelry she’ll never wear (or worse – ones she’ll only wear when you’re around to not hurt your feelings)
  • … Choose the best Jewelry gift the girl will absolutely LOVE (without spending hours (or days) browsing through endless Jewelry pieces that all look the same)

Ready?

Follow the bling…

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20+ Best Bar Mitzvah Gift Ideas for a 13 Year Old Boy (2018)

A 13-year-old’s Bar Mitzvah is a BIG deal:

… The Torah reading…

… The dancing…

… And of course, the real highlight of the night: his brand new Bar Mitzvah gifts!

If everything goes according to plan – the young man will remember this day for the rest of his life. 

The best part?

You get to be a part of that memory… So let’s make it a good one, shall we?

In this gift guide – you’ll find out:

  • … What’s an appropriate gift to give a Bar Mitzvah boy?
  • … What gifts should you NOT give him under any circumstance?
  • … How you can guarantee that your present stands out (read: doesn’t suck)

That’s exactly why I wrote this Bar Mitzvah gift guide: to help you find the very best Bar Mitzvah gift ideas every Jewish boy will be lucky to get on his special day (I know I would)…

Ready?

Let’s begin…

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20+ Best Bat Mitzvah Gift Ideas for a 12-13 Year Old Girl (2018)

Can you believe the little girl is celebrating her Bat Mitzvah?

Time sure flies, doesn’t it?

Tell me about it…

I remember my Bat Mitzvah as if it were yesterday (we’re talking almost 17 years ago… yikes!).

… The party (especially my awkward dance)

… The trip I took to Israel that summer

… The gifts I got for my Bat Mitzvah (the special ones, anyway)

Noticed how I highlighted the “gifts” part? That’s because today’s topic is… Bat Mitzvah gifts!

More specifically…

  • “What’s an appropriate gift for a Bat Mitzvah?”
  • “What are the absolute best Bat Mitzvah gift ideas that SHE will remember 17 years from now?”
  • “How do you avoid choosing yet-another-average present she’ll never actually use?”

Forget about those cliche presents most guests will bring (c’mon, you know it’s true).

I want you to feel proud when you hand over your present.

I want you to witness her big, authentic smile when she opens her Bat Mitzvah present (or at least get an exciting phone call the next day).

THAT’S exactly the type of gifts I’m about to show you in this Bat Mitzvah gift guide…

Also Recommended: The coolest Bar Mitzvah gifts for a lucky Jewish boy.

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30+ Unique Passover Gift Ideas for a Delightful Pesach Seder (2018)

The Passover seder is approaching.

Excited? You should be!

You get a chance to read the Haggadah with your friends & family around the Seder table, drink wine, eat Matzo balls (or Gefilte Fish ?) and have some fun!

But wait!

What about the Passover gifts?

You’re not planning to come to the seder empty-handed, now are you?

That’s not something a Jewish mother would approve of (my mom would send me back to Egypt).

So, first things first…

Before you dive into the Haggadah, let’s make sure you find your friends, family AND hostess appropriate Passover gift ideas that’ll make even the Pharaoh jealous (serves him right, after the way he treated our forefathers).

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15+ Unique Sukkot Gift Ideas You Can Bring to the Sukkah [+ Simchat Torah] (2018)

Sukkot – one of the three Pilgrimage Festivals (Shalosh Regalim) …

The holiday we get to replace our home for 7 days, in favor of a small, modest hut – as a reminder of the clouds of glory that protected our ancestors during the Exodus.

We eat, sleep & celebrate the Jewish feast of Tabernacles (or feast of booths) under a Kosher Sukkah

If you’re lucky enough to get invited to a friend’s Sukkah, then you probably shouldn’t go empty-handed. I’m guessing you already knew that otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading this…

So, let’s get straight to it: allow me to help you find the best Sukkot gift ideas you can get your family or Sukkah host/hostess…

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20+ Best Rosh Hashanah Gift Ideas for the Jewish New Year (2018)

Another year has passed… can you believe it?

It seems like last year’s Rosh Hashanah was just yesterday, yet here it comes again…

Now…

Before you take a seat at the holiday table, you might want to load up on a few Rosh Hashanah gifts for your loved ones.

But what kind of gifts should you bring to the Rosh Hashanah dinner?

Hold your horses apple, honey… You’re about to find out!

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25+ Unique & Personalized Bar/Bat Mitzvah Favors, Supplies & Giveaway Ideas (2018)

The Bar/Bat Mitzvah party is getting close…

  • … You booked the venue ✅
  • … You chose the DJ ✅
  • … You sent out invitations ✅

Now, all that’s left is to make sure your guests have a blast.

And how do you do that?

You bribe them with cool Bar & Bat Mitzvah party favors & cool giveaways, of course!

Call me unethical – but that way, there’s NO WAY they’ll forget your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah anytime soon… 🙂

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30+ Unique Shabbat Candlesticks: Jewish Candle Holders from Israel (2018)

Ahh…

That feeling of a long week coming to an end…

That warm & relaxed feeling, knowing that Shabbat is around the corner…

Don’t you love it?

The table is set, the boys are ready for shul (synagogue) – it’s time to light the Shabbat candles!

Jews light the Shabbat candles using Shabbat candlesticks: the famous Jewish candle holders we light to symbolize the beginning of the Shabbat – the day we finally get to rest after a long, hard week.

In this article, I’m going to help you find a pair of unique Jewish candlesticks that bring a smile to your face every time you light them…

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18 Best Silver (& Sterling Silver) Menorahs for a Shiny Hanukkah (2018)

What’s the most exciting part about Hanukkah?

Some might say the Hanukkah gifts.

Others might say eating (or cooking) delicious Hanukkah donuts.

But most people say: lighting the Hanukkah candles.

There’s nothing like taking out your beautiful Menorah and saying the Hanukkah candle blessings for the first time…

You know what makes it even more special? Lighting a gorgeous, silver Hanukkah Menorah that shines all across the room.

Ever had that feeling?

Well, you’re about to have it soon…

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