During Rosh Hashanah, it's common to host friends, family, and community members for the festive meals that happen throughout the two-day holiday. If you're doing the hosting this year, check out our essentials for hosts guide here. And if you will be going by someone else's home for meals, make sure you don't show up empty-handed!

A Rosh Hashanah hostess gift from Israel is the perfect way to show gratitude to your host and ensure their new year starts off sweet. We have rounded up our top 10 favorite Rosh Hashanah gifts for hosts and hostesses to make the quest for the perfect present that much easier for you. To view our full selection of Rosh Hashanah gifts, click here!


1. Jerusalem-Themed Holiday Gift Box

This luxurious gift set is the perfect way to give your Rosh Hashanah host a way to remember Jerusalem, no matter where in the world they are. The set features a luxurious Kiddush cup and candleholders, all of which are decorated with detailed depictions of Jerusalem's Old City and its famous architecture - perfect for ushering in the High Holidays in style! The set also includes a jar of Israeli honey sourced from wildflowers in the mountains surrounding Jerusalem. Both elegant and thoughtful, this gift set is sure to dazzle your hosts.





2. Lin’s Farm Rosh Hashanah Gift Basket

Made by local artisanal brand Lin's Farm, this kosher gift basket is a thoughtful way to give your Rosh Hashanah hosts a taste of Israel. Featuring red Israeli wine, fresh local pure olive oil, and a jar of all-natural honey sourced from the Judean hills, this box is a sweet and delicious way to show your appreciation of your hosts, while giving them the best of classic holiday flavors they can share right at the meal. Classy, thoughtful, and tasty, your gift will wow everyone at the table!






3. Designer Tallit and Shofar Gift Set

This thoughtful gift set has everything your hosts will need to celebrate the Jewish New Year spiritually and in style. The set includes a cotton tallit, as well as a matching tallit bag and kippah, designed by Yair Emanuel. The Jerusalem-based artist incorporated the Holy City into his design, creating a beautiful blue depiction of Jerusalem's famous domed rooftops and stone buildings, accented with gleaming gold thread. The set also includes a natural, kosher, ram's horn shofar from Israel's most trusted shofar makers Barsheshet-Ribak, that's perfect for High Holiday use, so you can really blow your hosts away.





4. Deluxe Yair Emanuel Rosh Hashanah Gift Box

Comprising beautiful Judaica and tableware from famous Israeli artist Yair Emanuel, this Rosh Hashanah gift box is sure to dazzle! Included are matching items made from stainless steel and copper, and adorned with a holiday-appropriate pomegranate motif: a Kiddush cup with saucer, an apple-shaped honey dish, a wine cork, and a small bowl for serving pomegranate seeds, apple slices, or another of your favorite symbolic holiday foods. The items come in an elegant gift box, and will add style and meaning to any Rosh Hashanah dinner.





5.Yair Emanuel Must-Have Shabbat & Holiday Gift Set

Nothing says "Have a sweet New Year!" like this beautiful holiday Judaica set, complete with a Tree of Life-themed Kiddush cup and matching candlesticks. The Tree of Life was a symbol of the Creation of man, a perfect theme for the High Holidays. Made by Israeli designer Yair Emanuel, these also make a great housewarming gift for newlyweds or a new Jewish home. They will look beautiful at the Rosh Hashanah dinner and on every shabbat and holiday for years to come!






6. Deluxe Rosh Hashanah Tableware Gift Box

Pomegranates symbolize love, fertility, royalty, and the mitzvot (commandments) in Judaism, and are also a popular motif on Rosh Hashanah. This designer tableware set features a silk table runner and a honey dish, both of which are carefully decorated with pomegranates and gorgeous floral designs. This set also includes a jar of local Israeli honey, so your hosts will have everything they need for the sweetest Rosh Hashanah table!






7. Rosh Hashanah Armenian Ceramic Tableware Gift Box

Want to wow your hosts and everyone else at the holiday table? You need this specially curated tableware gift box from Israel! The set includes an exquisite Armenian ceramic candlestick set, as well as a matching honey dish and a pomegranate sculpture that will both make for dazzling holiday table centerpieces. Handmade right in the Old City of Jerusalem, these pieces will add both meaning and beauty to your host's Rosh Hashanah meals.






8. Yair Emanuel Challah Gift Set

The challah is one of the most important parts of a Rosh Hashanah meal, traditionally dipped in honey and distributed to everyone at the table. So why not add some special Israeli style to your meal, and give your hosts this challah essentials gift set that they'll love using on Rosh Hashanah and beyond! Designed by Israel's most famous Judaica artist, Yair Emanuel, the gorgeous set includes a wooden challah board inscribed with the blessing for bread, a stylish serrated challah knife, and a beautiful challah cover embroidered with a stunning blue floral design. Your hosts will really have the sweetest New Year!





9. Jerusalem of Gold Holiday Gift Box

You can never go wrong with tasty treats as a holiday gift! Share the best tastes of Israel with your hosts with this Jerusalem of Gold gift basket. Inside, you will find a bottle of Israeli-made kosher red wine, a jar of Israeli honey, locally made date spread, a quartet of spices, and high-quality chocolate from Gamla. This set also comes with a decorative handmade ceramic pomegranate, and was put together by local company Yoffi which employs Israelis with special needs - so you can be proud to support a good cause to start the New Year off right.





10. Traditional Rosh Hashanah Gift Box

If your host is the spiritual type, or is connecting with the religious side of Judaism and appreciates gifts of Judaica, this traditional holiday gift set is your best bet! Arriving in a deluxe gift box, this special selection includes a traditional, kosher ram's horn shofar, as well as a pocket sized Hebrew/English book of blessings, complete with a Rosh Hashanah section and blessings for all the symbolic holiday foods. Rounding out the set is a jar of Israeli honey sourced from wildflowers in the Jerusalem mountains, just to make the High Holidays that much sweeter.





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