Top 10 High Holiday Gifts for Your Mom
Rosh Hashanah is less than one month away, which means it's definitely time to start shopping for holiday gifts! Whether you'll be spending the High Holidays with your family or you won't make it home, a Jewishly inspired gift is the perfect way to show your appreciation for your mom and the traditions and heritage she has passed onto you. And of course, the only thing better than a thoughtful Jewish gift is a thoughtful Jewish gift that's designed and crafted in Israel!
To make your shopping easier, we've compiled the top 10 gifts to give your mom for Rosh Hashanah 2021. To view our entire selection of gifts for moms, click here. Shopping for Dad? Check out our Rosh Hashanah gift guide for dads!
Handcrafted from 925 sterling silver and 9K gold, this gorgeous spiral necklace features a pearl at the center. Inscribed along the spiral is a line from King Solomon's famous hymn that is sung every Friday night, Eshet Chayil (The Woman of Valor). The Hebrew line reads Eishet hayil mi yimtza, verahok mipninim michra ("Who can find a woman of valor? Her value is far beyond pearls.") The full song is a tribute to strong, wise, and kind Jewish women everywhere, and your mother will certainly find this piece meaningful.
If your mother lights Shabbat candles each week and enjoys the finer things in life, these handmade glass Shabbat candlesticks are for her. Handcrafted in Israel by Jerusalem Glass Studio, the candlesticks are made from sterling silver, with an elegant multicolored design in the middle. Each pair of candlesticks are handmade, meaning that each order is one-of-a-kind, just like your mom!
Designed and custom-made in the Holy City of Jerusalem, this name pendant necklace will make a lovely addition to any mother's jewelry collection. Available in either white or yellow gold, you also choose the name that will be written in a chic Hebrew script. If you don’t know how to write your desired name in Hebrew, just enter it in English when ordering, and we will happily translate it for you.
Created in Jerusalem by renowned Israel artist Yael Elkayam, this framed wall-hanging features the traditional Jewish blessing for the home in both Hebrew and English surrounded by pressed flowers and subtle Swarovski crystals. In addition to the inherent spiritual meaning of this blessing, your mother is sure to think of you every time she looks at it.
If you're looking for a piece of Judaica that will double as a work of art when not in use, this colorful glass challah board is the perfect gift! Designed by Israeli favorite Jordana Klein in her Jerusalem studio, this challah tray features Shabbat candles and challah among a gorgeous scene of vibrant, flowing colors. With its artistic blend of color, contemporary design and traditional Jewish motifs, this challah tray is sure to impress both your mom and her guests whenever she hosts Shabbat dinner.
Israeli designer Barbara Shaw is known for her bold and modern designs, and this apron is no exception. This stylish red apron features a large heart in the center surrounding the word Ima, the Hebrew word for "mother." Inside the heart are dozens of expressions about mothers in English, Yiddish, and Hebrew. Make sure your mom knows how much you mean to her by sending her this apron in time for all the Rosh Hashanah cooking!
Made from 925 sterling silver and electroplated with 24K gold, this gorgeous necklace is truly one-of-a-kind as it's custom-made just for your mom! Featuring a laser-cut tree at its center, any names of your choosing - your siblings, your other parent, your family dog - can be engraved around the circular pendant. If you do not know how to write your desired names in Hebrew, write them in English when ordering and we will happily translate for you.
Handcrafted by the Tel Aviv-based family-run studio Art in Clay, this ceramic plaque wall-hanging features the words Eshet Chayil (Woman of Valor) over a bright ripened pomegranate. Surrounding the pomegranate is a unique floral motif and a 24K gold lining, and more words from the Eshet Chayil song are engraved at the bottom in Hebrew. This beautiful work of art also comes with a display stand so your mom can show off your thoughtful gift to anyone who comes through the door.
While Hanukkah is still a few months away, your mom will treasure this exquisite menorah, designed by Israeli favorite Yair Emanuel in Jerusalem. Crafted from aluminum and ripe with meaning, this menorah features golden pomegranates and leaves that resemble the gorgeous pomegranate trees that can be found all over Israel. During the 357 days of the year that it's not Hanukkah, your mom will surely display this luxurious piece of Judaica as a piece of art.
Pomegranates are one of the most famous symbols of Rosh Hashanah, but this elegant Hebrew wall-hanging is sure to be treasured year-round. Made from laser-cut stainless steel, the Hebrew displayed is a Biblical verse from Samuel 1 that reads "VeAta Shalom UVeitcha Shalom VeKol Asher Lecha Shalom," which translates to "May you have peace, may your house have peace, may all that is yours have peace." Suitable for any home design scheme or aesthetic, this décor from Dorit Judaica is sure to bring good vibes to your mother's house, and score you some extra points for picking out such a spiritual gift!