Best Rosh Hashanah Gifts for Dad
Rosh Hashanah 2023 is right around the corner, which means it's time to start shopping for gifts for those closest to you. We shared our top 10 Rosh Hashanah gifts for moms here, and now it's time to shop for Dad! Like everything on our site, each of these gifts are designed and made in Israel and sent straight to you from Jerusalem. Whether your dad's office décor needs an upgrade or it's time for a new tallit, you're sure to find something for your father on this list.
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A family business dating back to 14th century Spain, Barsheshet-Ribak has a long and proud history of making exquisite shofars. Now located in Israel, these dedicated artisans are famous for their unique shofars, and this one is no exception. This silver-plated ram's horn shofar boasts a vibrant Hoshen (Temple Priestly Breastplate) design, and can be customized with your dad's name in either English or Hebrew. Considering the amazing story and meaning behind this shofar, your dad is sure to love it!
Whether your dad is a shul-every-week type of guy and could use a tallit upgrade, or is just starting to connect with his heritage and in the market for his first tallit, this authentic wool tallit featuring a Jerusalem motif is the way to go. Decorated with colorful stripes and a unique depiction of Jerusalem, this prayer shawl is certified Kosher Mehadrin Min Hamehadrin and available in a variety of sizes. Unsure what size tallit would fit your father? No worries - just consult our tallit sizing guide before buying.
Designed by Ofek Wertman in Tel Aviv, this wooden clock depicts a unique and colorful illustration of people praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, with an Israeli flag standing in the foreground. This gift is the perfect way to give your father a piece of the Holy City for the High Holidays that he can keep in his office, in the living room, or anywhere he likes year-round. A fusion of contemporary art and timeless tradition, your dad is sure to love it!
Designed and manufactured on Kibbutz Yavne in Israel, Adi Watches are so famous for their durability and craftsmanship that even several Israeli Army and Navy units use their products. Featuring a stainless steel back, a textured brown leather band, and gold-plated details, this Hebrew letter wrist watch has the aleph-bet (Hebrew alphabet) in place of numbers. This watch also boasts a timeless versatility, as it can be worn with casual or formal wear for any occasion.
Jerusalem native David Fisher is known in Israel for reviving laser-cut paper art in the Holy Land. He often draws inspiration from Biblical motifs, as he did with this Tree of Life wall hanging. Below the Tree of Life is an excerpt from Proverbs in Hebrew, which reads "It is a tree of life for those who hold it, and all who support it are happy. Its ways are ways of pleasantness, and all its paths are peace." Available in blue, red, or green and suitable for the office or home, this wall hanging will be treasured by your dad for years to come.
This beautiful Koren siddur (prayer book) comes along with a translation by former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, highlighting the beauty and meaning behind the lines of Hebrew. This prayer book is perfect for the whole year to use on Shabbat and festivals, and is a great way to get into the habit and spirit of prayer for the Rosh Hashana holiday. This would make an excellent gift that's accessible and easy to use for anyone seeking a closer connection to their spirituality and prayer.
One of the most famous lines from Psalms (137) says, "if I forget thee, O' Jerusalem, let my right hand forget itself." Designed by Dorit Judaica, this stainless steel cut-out wall hanging features the verse in a traditional Hebrew script. If your father has a special place in his heart for the Holy City, this elegant piece of home décor is the perfect Rosh Hashanah gift for him.
Designed by renowned Israeli artist David Gerstein, this vibrant free-standing sculpture is shaped like a Hamsa hand and is decorated with an array of symbolic images representing Judaism and Israel, including a Star of David, shabbat candles, pomegranate, and menorah. The bottom of the Hamsa features the Hebrew phrase "Shalom Al Yisrael," or "Peace upon Israel." This colorful work of art is perfect for your dad's desk or bookshelf, and he will surely think of you every time he looks at it!
Boasting a wide, sterling silver band framed by two thinner 14K yellow gold bands, this stunning ring can be inscribed with an inspirational message of your choosing in either Hebrew or English, or with your dad's name or your own custom message. When ordering, you will see a drop-down menu of 13 meaningful Hebrew quotes, ranging from "Trust in the Lord" to "This Too Shall Pass," and an option to craft your own message instead. This one-of-a-kind ring is a wonderful gift for the man who is one-of-a-kind to you!
Much like Israel, this vibrant Kiddush cup is where the ancient meets the modern. Handcrafted from ceramic, decorated with a captivating swirl of colors, and plated with elegant sterling silver, this unique cup features the word "Jerusalem" in an ancient Hebrew script. This mesmerizing Kiddush cup, designed by Jerusalem Glass Studio, is a thoughtful and unique addition to your dad's Judaica collection - perfect for Rosh Hashanah and for every holiday and shabbat the rest of the year!
This delightful gift box features an authentic taste of Israel, showcasing the finest natural ingredients from Lin's Farm and Jerusalem Wineries. Indulge Dad's senses with a jar of luscious honey, harvested from the rich landscapes of Israel, symbolizing sweetness and abundance for the New Year. Elevate his culinary experience with a bottle of premium, all-natural olive oil. Impress him with exquisite kosher red wine; with each sip and taste, he'll be transported to the lands of Israel, savoring the essence of tradition and authenticity. This excellent and useful gift basket will be adored by your father, and makes for an excellent set for Rosh Hashanah 2023.
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a truly special gift for Dad—this Jerusalem-themed gift basket! The elegant ensemble includes a jar of delectable honey, symbolizing sweetness for the upcoming year. The centerpiece is a magnificent Kiddush cup and saucer, adorned with a stunning motif of Jerusalem and glistening gold accents, adding a touch of grandeur to the High Holidays or any other time your dad uses it. Completing the set are matching silver-plated, Jerusalem-themed candlesticks. This thoughtfully curated gift basket encapsulates the essence of tradition and spirituality, making it a cherished keepsake for your father to treasure as he ushers in a new year of blessings and happiness.
This incredible Judaica gift set will be beloved by any man, right in time for Rosh Hashanah. This matching set with a tallit, tallit bag, kippah, and shofar is truly the full package when it comes to the Jewish New Year. The shofar is a simple, elegant ram's horn, while the rest of the items are embroidered with a blue Old City of Jerusalem motif that is vibrant yet elegant. Your father will love this coordinated set for Rosh Hashanah, and will treasure it for years to come!