Best Hanukkah Gift Ideas, Baskets, More – The Hollywood Reporter
Hanukkah brings eight days of celebrating traditions, eating latkes, and spending time with loved ones – and for some that means eight days of gifts, too. The Jewish holiday runs from November 28 to December 6 of this year, and now is a good time to stock up on thoughtful gifts before that first candle is lit.
Whether you’re shopping for friends or celebrating the Festival of Lights with the family, we’ve rounded up some of the best Hanukkah gifts to find online. From fun, classic Judaic gifts to trendy finds and kosher treats for everyone, keep reading for more Hanukkah gift ideas for everyone on your list.
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1. Sugarfina Eight Nights of Delight Hanukkah Calendar
Sugarfina’s Eight Nights of Delight Calendar for Chanukah contains kosher treats for the foodie recipients on your list. Each drawer contains four candies ranging from sea salt caramel to dark chocolate and champagne bubbles to sugar cookies and cold infused cordials and more.
Sugarfina Eight Nights of Delight Hanukkah Calendar
2. Jerusalem: a cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi
This 320-page cookbook by celebrity chef Yotam Ottolenghi and fellow London restaurateur Sami Tamimi is packed with 120 recipes from their hometown of Jerusalem, whose cuisine features a diverse mix of flavors across Christian, Jewish and Muslim cultures. Along with showcasing mouth-watering dishes, the book explores the city’s rich history and the stories of those who live there – and while you can’t get your hands on some of the rarer Mediterranean ingredients the recipes call for, the photos give you the impression of visiting the Holy Land.
Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi
3. DS & Durga Prime Hanukkah scented candle
Inspired by the ritual oil of the Maccabees that miraculously fueled the menorah of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, DS & Durga’s Prime Chanukah soy wax candle exudes a citrus scent in a recycled reusable glass container. The limited edition candle offers approximately 60 hours of battery life.
DS & Durga Prime Chanukah Scented Candle
4. Lele Sadoughi indigo blue crystal knotted headband
Available in adult and child sizes, this stylish headband from Lele Sadoughi’s Holiday Collection will brighten up the Hanukkah celebrant season in fashion.
Lele Sadoughi Indigo Blue Crystal Star Tied Headband
5. Parachute cloud cotton bathrobe
Give your gift of comfort during the winter holiday season and beyond with the Parachute Cloud Cotton Dress. This cozy piece of loungewewar is made from premium 100% Turkish cotton woven into a soft four-ply gauze that keeps wearers warm. It has hidden side pockets and a waist tie.
Parachute cloud cotton bathrobe
6. Lovepop Hanukkah Flower Bouquet
Not all flowers will last eight nights – so give your gift this evergreen (rather blue) cutout bouquet. The Hanukkah Creative Pop Up Card measures 10.25 inches high by 7.5 inches wide when unfolded and makes a charming centerpiece.
Hanukkah Lovepop Flower Bouquet
7. DIY Challah Bread Baking Kit
Festive bakers will love this challah baking kit, which includes everything recipients need to make eight delicious loaves of golden braided bread.
DIY Challah Bread Baking Kit
8. Philip B. Eight-Day Chanukah Calendar
For the hair-obsessed, this Hanukkah Hair Care Calendar from luxury botanical hair care brand Philip B. features eight days of travel and plus-size products, including bestsellers like Rejuvenating Oil, peppermint shampoo, moisturizing conditioner and more.
Philip B. 8-Day Chanukah Calendar
9. Pineapple Collaborative The Holiday Set
In the spirit of the Festival of Lights, treat your favorite foodie to the Pineapple Collaborative Holiday Gift Set which includes olive oil (perfect for frying latkes and more), apple cider vinegar and gourmet salt. You can even include a personalized note with your gift.
Ananas Collaborative The Holiday Set
ten. Good night Bubbala by Sheryl Haft and Jill Weber
This playful and festive parody of the classic children’s picture book, good night moon, makes it fun for families to celebrate every Hanukkah night and beyond. The 32 pages Good night Bubbala also includes a special latke recipe from Barefoot Countess host and chef Ina Garten.
“Good night Bubbala” by Sheryl Haft
11. Hanukkah Gingerbread House
Sweeten your table or that of your loved ones with the delicious prefabricated gingerbread cottage by Williams-Sonoma, featuring white and blue royal icing and decor inspired by holiday and winter season traditions. It is 10 inches deep and wide by 9 inches high, and the door plaque can also be personalized with up to nine letters.
Hanukkah Gingerbread House
$ 70 and more
12. Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Cuisine by Aaron Rezny and Jordan Schaps
With a preface by none other than the late Joan Rivers, Eat Delancey pays homage to the unique Jewish cuisine introduced by early 20th century immigrants who immigrated to New York’s Lower East Side. Through mouth-watering photos and nostalgic photographer Aaron Rezny and cinematographer Jordan Schaps introduce the food and people who embody the Yiddishkeit of the street, including iconic restaurants such as Russ & Daughters and Katz’s Delicatessen to the stories of Bette Midler, Isaac Mizrahi, Lou Reed and other stars.
âEating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Cuisineâ by Aaron Rezny and Jordan Schaps
13. Hot Sox Challah Back Girl Crew Socks
These witty âchallah back girlâ socks will keep the feet (and hearts) of those close to you who appreciate humor warm.
Hot Sox Challah Back Girl Crew Socks
14. Hanukkah gift box
One of the best Hanukkah gifts for those who prefer a more hands-on approach, this eight-day box allows you to create a personalized gift calendar. It is shaped like a dreidel and has compartments large enough for candy, ornaments, money, and other small gifts.
Hanukkah Gift Box
15. Goldbelly Gift Card
For the gift who’s in the mood for cooking and craving sufganiyot, matzoh dumpling soup, and other classic Hanukkah dishes, a gift card to Goldbelly will get their favorite local dishes delivered in time for the Festival of Lights. A sample of vacation deals for Los Angeles, New York and beyond include latkes and meals from Russ & Daughters and Linda’s Gourmet Latkes, kosher dinners from Lido Kosher Deli, bagel brunches from Ess-a -Bagel and much more.
Goldbelly Latkes Delivery
16. Spode Judaica Porcelain Matzoh Plate
For those who wish to incorporate traditional decor into their festive table, this classic porcelain matzoh plate will infuse your festivities with a sense of Jewish heritage. There are also matching challah bread platters, larger platters, honey jars, mezuzah cases and more, if you want to gift the plate as a set.
Spode Judaica Matzoh Plate
17. Harry & David Kosher Gift Basket
Harry & David’s Kosher Gift Basket is hand-wrapped with an assortment of decadent fruits and other gourmet treats. This includes Royal Riviera pears, apples, dried fruits and almonds from Jordan.
Harry & David Kosher Gift Basket