Top 10 Rosh Hashanah Gifts for Your Mom
Rosh Hashanah is 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!
(Shopping for Dad? Check out our Rosh Hashanah gift guide for dads here!)
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 - and perfect for Rosh Hashanah 2023, which begins on Friday night. These 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 14K 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 Israeli 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 this High Holiday season and beyond!
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! Handmade by bestselling Israeli artist Jordana Klein in her Jerusalem studio, this challah tray features 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 meals or at her Rosh Hashanah dinner.
If your mom is hosting a traditional Rosh Hashanah meal, she'll love this beautiful Rosh Hashanah plate with 6 spaces for any simanim (symbolic holiday foods) of her choice! Made from glass and decorated with pomegranates and a stunning gold border, this is the ultimate holiday Judaica piece - and beautiful enough to display the rest of the year or use for Shabbat appetizers.
Made from hammered stainless steel along with copper and glass, this gorgeous honey dish is like no other. Your mother will love serving honey on Rosh Hashanah in the apple-shaped dish, along with delicate pomegranate-shaped accents for extra holiday meaning. Made by acclaimed Jerusalemite artist Yair Emanuel, this piece highlights some of the most beloved themes of Rosh Hashanah in a beautiful way!
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 your mother might already have a Passover Seder plate, this excellent piece from Dorit Judaica is only for Rosh Hashanah. Crafted from painted, laser-cut metal and glass, this Rosh Hashanah Seder plate features vibrant, red pomegranates that are a quintessential part of the holiday and one of the Seven Species of Israel. Around the outside of the plate are the words "Shanah Tova" ("Good Year") in a cursive-style Hebrew font, in between each of the six separate glass bowls for your mom's favorite symbolic Rosh Hashanah foods. A beautiful and practical centerpiece for your mom's Rosh Hashanah table!
Pomegranates are one of the most famous symbols of Rosh Hashanah, but this elegant pomegranate 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!