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 buying guide! If you will be going by someone else for meals, make sure you don't show up empty-handed!

A Rosh Hashanah 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 Made-in-Israel Rosh Hashanah gifts, click here!

1. Jerusalem-Inspired Gift Box

This gift set is the perfect way to give your a way to remember Jerusalem, no matter where in the world you 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 alongside hints of gold. 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. A Taste of Israel Gift Box

Made by local favorite Lin's Farms, this gift set is a thoughtful way to give your hosts a taste of Israel. Featuring red Israeli wine, fresh local olive oil, and a jar of honey sourced from the Jerusalem mountains, this box is a sweet and tasty way to show your appreciation of your hosts. As a treat, we are also including a set of 10 Jerusalem-themed greeting cards so you can spread wishes for a good new year even further.





3. Designer Tallit and Shofar Set

This gift set has everything your hosts will need to celebrate the 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. The set also includes a shofar for free, so you can blow your hosts away!





4. Golan Wineries Gift Basket

If you know your hosts are chocolate and wine lovers, this is the gift for them. This delectable set includes a bottle of Galil Mountain Winery Cabernet Sauvignon and a corkscrew, as well as four boxes of chocolatey delicacies, such as hazelnuts covered in rum-flavored white chocolate and milk chocolate filled with cocoa cream and carmelized pecan pieces. And our gift to you? We are adding a set of 10 Rosh Hashanah holiday cards for free!





5. A Gift Set for a Sweet New Year

Nothing says "Have a sweet New Year!" like this gift set, complete with a jar of Israeli honey, a gorgeous Rosh Hashanah seder plate, and a vibrant honey dish. As if that wasn't enough, this set also includes a free decorative ceramic pomegranate, designed by Israeli favorite Yair Emanuel. Bring bursts of color and symbolism to your Rosh Hashanah meal, all in one compact set!






6. Pomegranate Tableware Set

Pomegranates symbolize love, fertility, royalty, and the mitzvot in Judaism. They're also a popular motif on Rosh Hashanah because the harvest in Israel often coincides with the High Holidays. 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. Mediterranean Superfoods Specialties Gift Box

Located in central Israel, Lin's Farm has been one of Israel's leading producers of all-natural and authentically Mediterranean food products since the early 1970s. This particular set from Lin's Farm comes with a jar of Honey With a Touch of Raspberry & Rose; an Apple, Honey & Cinnamon Spread; Peanut Butter; and a jar of Honey With a Touch of Lemon & Ginger. If you don't know your hosts very well, this array of local Israeli delicacies is sure to be enjoyed by anyone.



8. Armenian Ceramics Rosh Hashanah Gift Set

If you've ever walked through Jerusalem's Old City, you've certainly seen the gorgeous, delicate, hand-crafted ceramics created by the residents of the Armenian Quarter. Since traveling to Jerusalem is tough these days, bring the Old City to your hosts as a gift! This Rosh Hashanah set includes a handpainted honey bowl, a colorful decorative pomegranate, and a traditional Kiddush cup -- all crafted and painted in the traditional Armenian style in Jerusalem. To sweeten the deal, this set also includes a jar of Israeli honey.





9. Jerusalem of Gold Gift Box

You can never go wrong with tasty treats as a gift. Share tastes of Israel with your hosts with this Jerusalem of Gold gift box. Inside, you will find a bottle of 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, as well as a set of 10 holiday cards designed by Yair Emanuel.





10. Spiritual Essentials for Rosh Hashanah 

If your host is the spiritual type, this gift box is your best bet! Arriving in a deluxe gift box, this set includes a traditional ram's horn shofar, as well as a pocket sized Hebrew/English book of blessings (complete with a Rosh Hashanah section) and a jar of Israeli honey sourced from wildflowers in the Jerusalem mountains.





Still searching for the right gift? View all of our gift sets here

Check out our other Rosh Hashanah posts so you’ll be ready for 5782!

Why Do We Eat Pomegranates on Rosh Hashanah?

The Symbolism and Origins of the Shofar  

Everything You Need To Know About Israeli Honey

The Best Rosh Hashanah 2021 Gift Ideas 

What Do Apples & Honey Symbolize?

15 Gorgeous Pomegranate-Themed Rosh Hashanah Gifts

High Holiday 2021 Prep Checklist (printable PDF version included!)