Handpicked: The Top 15 Pomegranate Gifts for Rosh Hashanah 2023
In Judaism, pomegranates aren't just a fruit. This famous superfood is indigenous to the Land of Israel and an ancient symbol of love and fertility, of the mitzvot (commandments), of beauty, and of Eretz Yisrael, or the Land of Israel. It's no wonder that pomegranates are a frequent motif and inspiration for modern Israeli artists who seek to create beautiful Judaica, home décor, art, and jewelry that reflects the Jewish people's rich 3,000+ year tradition. Read more about what pomegranates symbolize in Judaism and why we eat this fruit on Rosh Hashanah here!
Pomegranates are especially popular as artistic inspiration during the High Holidays and can be found adorning hundreds of Rosh Hashanah gifts, tableware, decorations, and more. Here are our 15 favorite pomegranate gifts for Rosh Hashanah 2023!
Why not start off the New Year with a new blessing for your home? This stainless steel wall-hanging from Israeli religious designer Dorit Judaica is not only shaped like a pomegranate, but features small colorful pomegranates throughout the center's design. Around the perimeter is the following beautiful blessing in both Hebrew and English: "May this home be blessed with happiness, fortune, wellbeing, and success."
These pomegranate earrings, crafted from 14K gold and adorned with both ruby and quartz stones, are a gorgeous addition to your jewelry collection, both on Rosh Hashanah and year-round! These dazzling earrings also have a majestic back-story: they are a creation of Rafael Jewelry, a studio owned by a family that immigrated to Israel from Yemen, where they created jewelry for Yemen's royal family for centuries. A magnificent combination of traditional craftsmanship and Jewish symbolism with modern style!
This pomegranate bowl, designed by acclaimed Israeli artist Yair Emanuel, is the perfect centerpiece for your holiday table for Rosh Hashanah 2023. Colored in a gorgeous shade of red pomegranates on branches with vibrantly hued birds, this piece of tableware is both beautiful and functional. Created in Emanuel's Jerusalem studio, this work of art adds more than color and vibrancy to your home: it brings a little piece of Israel straight to you, too, whether you use it for your Rosh Hashanah dinner or keep it as a decorative centerpiece.
Sanctify Rosh Hashanah 2023 in style and add a stunning piece of art to your tableware with this chic stainless steel kiddush cup from Yair Emanuel! The cup features a timeless sleek silhouette, elegant hammered finish, and a beautiful gold-accented pomegranate tree design along the stem and matching saucer. Whether for yourself or a lucky loved one, this piece is sure to bring holiday joy to any Jewish home!
Tie your holiday table all together with a subtle and elegant holiday motif, with this gorgeous white tablecloth. Designed in Jerusalem, the polyester tablecloth is beautifully adorned with an allover silver pomegranate design. While a white tablecloth this beautiful may seem like a risk, don't fret: it's entirely kid-safe and machine washable, as well as stain-resistant.
One of the seven species of which the Land of Israel is blessed, the pomegranate symbolizes fruitfulness, prosperity, and the Torah. Skillfully handcrafted, this ceramic pomegranate is a gorgeous rendition of the fruit that has come to mean so much to the Jewish people. Created in Jerusalem, this exquisite piece of home décor is decorated with gold-colored sterling silver plating, and will be a stunning centerpiece for Rosh Hashanah 2023 and beyond!
This incredible pomegranate pendant necklace will make an unforgettable Rosh Hashanah gift for your daughter, sister, niece, mom, significant other, or any special woman in your life! Handcrafted from sterling silver by famous Israeli designer Rafael Jewelry, the pendant is inlaid with a fragment of ancient glass from the Roman period that was discovered in archaeological excavation sites in the Land of Israel. The exquisite, multi-hued glass adds a special and distinctive luster to an already meaningful symbol, with a one-of-a-kind historical connection!
Just like pomegranates, Rosh Hashanah meals are known for having sweet, rounded challah at their center. This vibrant glass challah board has the best of both worlds: a gorgeous tray to serve your challah on, and a colorful depiction of a pomegranate to add a burst of color to your table. Designed by Israeli artist Jordana Klein in Jerusalem, this challah board can be purchased with a stand that will allow you to display this stunning work of contemporary art when it's not in use.
Add an element of both modern Israeli style and ancient Jewish symbolism to your Rosh Hashanah, and every Shabbat and holiday the rest of the year, with these chic stainless steel candlesticks! Designed by Jerusalem-based artist Yair Emanuel, each candlestick is decorated with an elegant, golden pomegranate design, and the set can be ordered together with hand-dipped white candles from northern Israel. A stylish and meaningful addition to your holiday decor!
This unique candle, perfect for havdalah at the end of Shabbat or for welcoming the start of Rosh Hashanah or Sukkot, is shaped like a pomegranate and is handcrafted from paraffin, while dipped and braided in the age-old traditional manner for a flame that burns clear and bright. This vibrant candle was also created in the holy city of Tzfat (Safed), which is known for exporting high-quality candles all over the world.
If you'll be spending the High Holidays visiting different family and friends, this gorgeous travel candleholder from Israeli design studio Danon is perfect for you! Shaped like a pomegranate and adorned with delicate red Swarovski stones, the silver-plated candleholder opens up and perfectly fits two tea lights. Light, compact, and durable, this piece of Judaica will go wherever you go!
Sourced from the Galilee in Northern Israel, this bottle of natural pomegranate wine is a great way to bring a taste of Israel to your Rosh Hashanah table. This natural pomegranate fruit sweet wine is hand produced in the old-fashioned cottage industry fashion, giving it its delicious homemade taste. Like all of our Israeli wine, this selection is also kosher, under the supervision of the Mateh Asher Regional Rabbinate.
Other than the pomegranate, the other two famous Rosh Hashanah foods are apples and honey - and if you'll be dipping your own apples in honey this New Year, you'll need this beautiful Rosh Hashanah dish set from Israeli artist Dorit Judaica! Included are a honey dish and serving spoon, along with an intricately decorated, pomegranate-themed plate inscribed with the traditional Hebrew prayer for a good and sweet year. A jar of wildflower honey from the Jerusalem Hills is available as an add-on, so you'll be fully ready for your Rosh Hashanah dinner.
A beautiful piece of handmade jewelry, this 925 sterling silver ring features a 9K gold pomegranate motif at its center, adorned with red ruby gemstones. The ring is also engraved in Hebrew with the verse from King Solomon's wisdom, Eishet Hayil Mi Yimtza ("Who can find a woman of valor?"), a verse from Proverbs that honors strong and valiant Jewish women. A beautiful gift for the special woman of valor in your life!
If you plan to have several simanim or special symbolic foods at your Rosh Hashanah dinner, the best way to serve them is with this gorgeous Rosh Hashanah seder plate! Designed by popular Israeli contemporary artist Dorit Judaica, it features a bold red pomegranate design along with the Hebrew words "Shanah Tova" ("Good Year") and six glass bowls for holiday foods of your choice. Functional, stylish, and meaningful, this holiday serving plate is sure to impress your family and guests.