The Best Rosh Hashanah Gift Ideas for 2021
Rosh Hashanah 2021 begins on Monday, September 6, at sundown, so don't procrastinate on your shopping! Whether you want to show your gratitude toward friends hosting you or want to ensure loved ones in far places know you're thinking of them during the holidays, our site has hundreds of creations from Israeli designers who incorporate artistry with Jewish tradition.
Below are our picks for the best Rosh Hashanah gifts to help inspire you and make your 2021 holiday shopping expedition that much easier. Bhatzlacha (good luck) and Shana Tova from Jerusalem!
Designed by Israeli favorite Dorit Judaica, this honey dish is available in three different motifs: pomegranate, ripe pomegranate, and mandala. Each features lacy designs around the dish, as well as the at the top of the spoon. The decorative serving plate is crafted from golden stainless steel while the dish is glass. This honey dish is ripe with meaning, as the pomegranate designs incorporate two of Rosh Hashanah (and Judaism's) most symbolic foods. A gorgeous addition to any Judaica collection, this honey dish is a great gift for a hostess, newlyweds in their new home, or yourself!
Just like honey and pomegranates, shofars are a Rosh Hashanah essential. This classic ram's horn shofar features a natural body, while the mouthpiece is polished for optimal blasting. Like all of the shofars on our site, this shofar is certified kosher. This horn also comes with a legacy: it was designed by Barsheshet-Ribak, a family shofar studio that dates back to 14th century Spain. Now based in Israel, Barsheshet-Ribak ensures that its shofars are natural, high-quality, and authentic. Check out more shofars here.
Israel is known as the land of milk and honey. If you can't fly here to get your own Israeli honey for your Rosh Hashanah table, no worries. We can send it to you! This 250 g jar of pure honey is made from wildflowers grown in the hills surrounding Jerusalem and is based on a family recipe. The producer, Lin's Farms, has been giving the world a taste of Israel for nearly 40 years. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the sweet story behind this product almost as much as they love the honey itself!
Both practical and decorative, you will love using this pomegranate motif tablecloth on Rosh Hashanah and throughout the rest of the year. Designed and manufactured in Jerusalem, this polyester tablecloth is durable, elegant, and most importantly, machine washable! This product also comes in three different sizes, so you're sure to find the right fit. One of the seven species with which the Land of Israel is blessed, the pomegranate symbolizes both fruitfulness and the Torah and is commonly associated with Rosh Hashanah celebrations.
Renowned designer Yair Emanuel is a Jerusalemite and a graduate of the prestigious Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. Known for bringing traditional Jewish symbols to life through vivid and harmonious colors, Emanuel's work often blends the classic with the contemporary. This red ceramic pomegranate designed by Emanuel is a great gift to thank your hosts for having you. If you're the one doing the hosting, this piece of art is also a tasteful way to add a burst of color and tradition to your table.
If you have a child away at college or know someone who will be celebrating the High Holidays on their own for the first time this year, this tableware set is a great way to ensure they have what they need to have a sweet New Year. Complete with a Kiddush cup and two candleholders, both of which feature a silver-plated, textured depiction of Jerusalem's Old City and hints of gold, this gift set also includes natural (and kosher!) honey sourced by Israeli favorite Lin's Farm from wildflowers in the mountains of Jerusalem.
Designed by Israeli favorite Jordana Klein in her Jerusalem studio, this large glass challah tray features an artistic blend of colors surrounding a loaf of challah and holiday candles. This tray is perfect for hosts and young couples who are still building their Judaica collection. In addition to providing a durable and beautiful place for the challah at your Rosh Hashanah table, this gorgeous tray can also be used on Shabbat, as well as displayed as a work of art in your home year-round.
If you have friends and loved ones that you won't be able to meet to celebrate Rosh Hashanah with in person this year, a gift box is the perfect way to show that you're still thinking of them during the holidays. This gift box from Lin's Farm is filled with top-of-the-line natural products that are all sourced naturally from the Jerusalem mountains and delivered to its lucky recipient fresh. This Rosh Hashanah gift box includes a bottle of cabernet sauvignon wine, extra-virgin olive oil, and pure honey — and a taste of the Land of Israel's finest delicacies.
A new year means it's time for a new calendar! Even though Rosh Hashanah falls in the middle of the Gregorian year, this special calendar runs from September 2021 through December 2022. Each page features a high-quality image of a location in the Holy Land and displays both the Jewish and secular dates, as well as every Jewish holiday. Complete with a verse from the Tanakh below each photo, this lovely calendar has Shabbat and holiday times, making it a great "Shana Tova" gift to anyone in your life!
As one of the Seven Species, pomegranates can be found in a lot of different forms, from glazes to jam to wine. This semi-dry wine is made from pomegranates grown in the Land of Israel in the Golan Heights, and is kosher under the supervision of the Mateh Asher Regional Rabbinate. Whether you want to gift this to friends or coworkers, bring this bottle as a token of gratitude to meal hosts, or you want this tasty, unique wine at your own Rosh Hashanah table, this pomegranate wine is sure to be a di-vine!
Another gorgeous creation by Israeli designer Yair Emanuel, this silk table runner is embroidered with a colorful pomegranate and floral motif. Crafted in Jerusalem, the table runner comes in three different sizes, so you're sure to find the perfect fit for your dining room. In addition to the red pomegranates pictured, blue and gold pomegranates are also available. You can choose the size and color at checkout to make sure that your table runner will match your Rosh Hashanah 2021 aesthetic.
If you're shopping for someone who has enough Judaica but is always on the hunt for a new addition to their bookshelf, look no further. This deluxe gold edition of The Book of Blessings, published by Matan Arts, features both Hebrew and English, as well as both Ashkenazi and Sefardi versions of hymns. Full of blessings, dedications, prayers, hymns and frequently asked questions for Shabbat and the holidays, this leather-bound book also has beautiful artistic designs on each page.
The Jewish New Year is the perfect time for a new tallit (prayer shawl)! Adorned with blue and gold stripes, this wool tallit boasts a meaningful Jerusalem design along its four corners and is created by Talitnia, a family business that has grown from humble beginnings in 1898 to become the world’s most renowned creator of quality tallitot, as well as Israel’s biggest tallit producer. By gifting this tallit to someone special in your life, you're also gifting a piece of history, tradition, and the Land of Israel.
Still searching for the right gift? Shop all of our 2021 Rosh Hashanah gifts here and check our best-selling High Holiday gifts here.