Top 10 Israeli-Made Gifts for Kids
Help your young loved ones connect with their heritage with our selection of beautiful and meaningful Jewish gifts for kids from the Land of Israel, from toys and jewelry to their very own kid-sized Judaica like menorahs and kiddush cups.
Whether you’re shopping for your child, grandchild, niece, nephew, or a younger sibling or cousin, we’re here to help you choose the perfect gift with our Top 10 suggestions below!
1. 24K Gold-Plated Hebrew Modern Script Name Necklace
What could be a more meaningful way for your child or grandchild to connect with their Jewish heritage than with this beautiful, stylish 24k gold-plated necklace of their Hebrew name? Choose any name in our modern, classic script, with several chain length options - we can even translate any English name to Hebrew script for you. This chic, classy piece, custom-made in Jerusalem, is sure to be a stunning keepsake!
2. Nickel Children's Kiddush Cup (Choice of Colors)
This stunning nickel kiddush cup is the design of top Israeli Judaica artist Yair Emanuel and comes in a choice of engravings, colors, and finishes, with options bearing the Hebrew words "Yeled Tov" (good boy) or "Yaldah Tovah" (good girl). Help your young child or grandchild learn and participate in the traditional shabbat kiddush ritual with this attractive, sturdy piece made just for them!
3. Teddy Bear with Israeli Flag Sweatshirt
Soft and cuddly and straight from Israel, this is the perfect stuffed animal for your young loved one to connect with their Jewish pride and love of the Holy Land. The teddy bear wears a soft blue sweatshirt embroidered with an Israeli flag, and has an Israeli flag heart on its foot. Great for a child of any age and sure to be loved for years to come!
4. Hebrew Alphabet: Interactive Educational Puzzle
This educational and interactive Hebrew alphabet puzzle is sure to create hours of fun while helping your little ones practice their aleph-bet! Made from recyclable, laser-cut wood, it features all the letters of the Hebrew alphabet in both printed and cursive forms along with separate vowel markings. It's made right in the Holy City of Jerusalem by socially conscious company Touch Wood Design, making this one of the most special gifts you can get from the Land of Israel.
5. Stainless Steel Son's & Daughter’s Blessing Wall Hangings
The renowned religious Israeli designer Dorit Judaica has created two beautiful pieces of stainless steel wall art with children’s blessings.
The first is a perfect gift for a son: It is inscribed with the words of the Priestly Blessing around a pomegranate-based mandala pattern that’s set against a light blue background, in addition to the poignant Hebrew verse from the Book of Samuel, "El HaNa'ar HaZeh Hitpalalti" - "For this child I prayed" - along the bottom.
The version for daughters is equally magnificent: Decorated with an intricate pomegranate mandala pattern against a vibrant pink background, it features the inspiring Hebrew text of the Priestly Blessing along with the words "Berucha At LeHashem Biti" - “You are blessed to the Lord, my daughter.”
Either of these stunning and meaningful pieces from the Land of Israel would be a beloved addition to a child’s room that shows how much you treasure them.
6. 14K Gold Interlocking Star of David Pendant Necklace
The Star of David is the most recognizable symbol of the Jewish people, and a pendant necklace featuring this special motif is a meaningful way to encourage your child to be proud of their Jewish identity. Crafted from 14K gold, this interlocking Star of David pendant with a modern finish makes a beautiful gift that will be treasured by the lucky recipient for years to come.
Read more about the Star of David and its history and meaning here!
7. Deluxe Torah Scroll Replica (Choice of Cover Color)
Give your children an appreciation for the Torah and all that it stands for with this amazing Torah scroll replica from the Land of Israel! Resembling an actual Torah scroll, this reproduction features the entire Torah text on paper parchment that is connected to four wooden handles and adorned with an ornately embroidered velvet cover, available in either bordeaux or navy blue.
8. 3-D DIY Wooden Hanukkiah (Hanukkah Menorah)
Your kids or grandkids will love learning about and getting ready for Hanukkah while building their very own wooden model of a traditional Hanukkah menorah. Easy enough for all ages while fun for the whole family, the set is made from laser-cut wood and can be painted or drawn on, allowing your child to express their creativity and personal style. So bring home one of the most iconic of Jewish holidays in a fun and kid-friendly way!
9. Jerusalem Second Temple Laser Cut Do-it-Yourself Kit
If your kid is a history buff or loves puzzles, this Second Temple DIY kit is sure to be a hit in your home! Made from 267 laser-cut wooden pieces that easily fit together, this kit becomes an intricate and accurate model of the Second Temple that stood in Jerusalem. The kit comes with detailed building instructions, as well as a booklet explaining the historical and religious background of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.
Learn more about the history of Jerusalem's Second Temple here!
10. Children's Train Hanukkah Menorah
Designed by renowned Israeli artist Yair Emanuel in his Jerusalem studio, this colorful train doubles as a beautiful toy and a functional menorah! Crafted from anodized aluminum in vibrant colors, the beautiful menorah has candleholders sitting atop two train cars, while the shamash (helper candle) is nestled higher on the engine car. Your child will love playing with it throughout the year and lighting in on Hanukkah as their very own special piece of Judaica!