The Best Rosh Hashanah Gift Ideas for 2023
Rosh Hashanah 2023 begins at sundown on Friday, September 15, so we've got great options for you! Whether you're looking for the perfect Jewish New Year presents for friends and loved ones or something to treat yourself with, or you are just getting involved with Rosh Hashanah for the first time and need the essentials, our site has countless Rosh Hashanah gifts from Israeli designers who incorporate beautiful artistry with Jewish tradition.
Below are our top picks for the best Rosh Hashanah gifts to help get you ready for a great new year!
Hardly anything is more iconic than shofars on Rosh Hashanah! This classic ram's horn shofar has a natural shape and color—especially given that every one is unique—optimized for producing a powerful blast. Best of all, it is certified kosher for holiday use by the Israeli Rabbinate, so whether you are planning to use it during the months of Elul and Tishrei or just to have it on display, this is the real deal. This horn also comes with a legacy: it was produced by Barsheshet-Ribak, a family shofar studio that dates back to 14th century Spain, offering high-quality shofars.
You've almost certainly seen a Passover Seder plate, but have you seen a Rosh Hashanah Seder plate? With bowls for each of the most famous simanim or Rosh Hashanah symbolic foods, your guests will enjoy not only the delicious food but also the excellent display. In the center of the plate is the word "Shana Tova" (Good Year) along with many other important and spiritual Hebrew words. And, the outside border features a delicate pomegranate design for extra holiday meaning.
Coming from Israel-based Lin's Farm is this exquisite glass honey dish in the shape of an apple. This bowl also comes along as a set with a jar of Israeli honey and a honey wand to pour it out perfectly. This set makes an excellent gift for any host, or as a present for a newlywed couple ahead of their first Rosh Hashanah!
Apples, honey, and pomegranates are the most significant foods for the Jewish New Year, and this designer-made dish combines all three! Made by renowned Israeli artist Dorit Judaica, this Rosh Hashanah dish and serving spoon will hold your honey for dipping or drizzling your apple slices, and is adorned with beautiful pomegranate motifs. Made from glass and stainless steel, it will make for an eye-catching and practical centerpiece for your Rosh Hashanah dinner.
Both useful and beautiful, you will love using this holiday and shabbat tablecloth for Rosh Hashanah and all year after. This polyester tablecloth is durable, stain-resistant, machine washable, and wrinkle resistant. It comes along with a free challah cover that will make your meal pop, adorned with the words "for the honor of Shabbat and holidays" in Hebrew, surrounded by a border of the Seven Species of the Land of Israel.
A kosher gift basket is the perfect way to show your appreciation to your host or parents during the High Holidays. This holiday gift box from famous Israeli brand Yoffi has all-Israeli-made products, including a bottle of cabernet sauvignon wine, pure extra-virgin olive oil, and all-natural pure honey, along with 12 postcards. Perfect for any recipient, this box is certified kosher badatz and sure to satisfy all tastes!
This beautiful, Hebrew-English Koren siddur (prayer book) comes with a translation by former Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, so everyone can appreciate its beauty and meaning. The prayer book is perfect for the whole year to use on Shabbat and holidays, and is a great way to start spiritually preparing for Rosh Hashanah! An excellent gift that's accessible and easy to use for all.
This calendar is the perfect Jewish New Year's gift and a great way to keep track of the days after Rosh Hashanah. It's especially made for 2023/2024 or rather 5784, and is full of gorgeous photographs of Israel, its landscape and inhabitants. Keep track of dates and appointments, while putting up some Israeli decoration on your wall!
Elevate your home decor with a stunning piece of hanging wall art by Dorit Judaica, featuring the Hebrew text of a classic Birkat Habayit" (Blessing of the Home). This exquisite creation seamlessly blends the art of metalwork with the depth of spiritual blessings cherished by all. Not only does it add an elegant touch to any space, but it also serves as a meaningful reminder of the warm and heartfelt blessings bestowed upon one's home. Crafted with skill and passion, this Dorit Judaica wall art is a testament to both artistry and spirituality, making it a perfect addition to your home or a thoughtful Rosh Hashanah 2023 gift for a loved one.
Take your shabbat and holiday celebrations to the next level with the exquisite Silver Kiddush Cup and Saucer with Golden Highlights. This magnificent set is adorned with intricate details, including colored stones and a captivating motif of the Jerusalem Old City. The shimmering golden highlights beautifully complement the gleaming silver, creating a truly remarkable piece of Judaica. Whether it's a cherished addition to your own collection or a thoughtful gift for a loved one, this silver kiddush cup is a timeless symbol of tradition and spirituality, adding an extra layer of beauty and sanctity to your special moments.
The perfect way to cover the Rosh Hashanah challah is with this "Shabbat and Yom Tov" challah cloth! Crafted by Jerusalem artist Yair Emanuel, it's adorned with a pomegranate motif in a range of deep reds and purples on green branches, and will make your holiday table truly special. This is a great way to start off your Rosh Hashanah dinner this year, with a blend of contemporary design and Jewish tradition and symbolism.
Add a vibrant touch to your Shabbat and holiday meals with this stunning multicolored Jerusalem challah tray, handmade in Israel by artist Jordana Klein. This captivating piece of Judaica art is adorned with a motif of the Old City of Jerusalem, showcasing its timeless beauty and significance. The array of vibrant colors beautifully captures the spirit and vivaciousness of this cherished city. This challah tray is not only a practical addition to your table, but also a work of art that will be admired by all. Whether you're hosting a gathering or seeking a meaningful gift, the multicolored Jerusalem challah tray is a delight for the Rosh Hashanah table!
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in style with this traditional tallit by renowned tallit makers Talitnia! This exquisite prayer shawl embodies timeless elegance and craftsmanship, perfect for this special holiday. Made from pure wool, it provides a comforting embrace as you enter into prayer and reflection. The rich white fabric is accentuated by regal blue and gold stripes, adding a touch of splendor to your spiritual journey. This Talitnia tallit is a testament to tradition and devotion, honoring the solemnity and joy of Rosh Hashanah. Wrap yourself in the embrace of this exceptional tallit and embark on a meaningful and uplifting High Holiday experience.