Here at Jewish Gift Place,
we wish you and yours a most wonderful, magical holiday. So grab yourself
a cup of coffee or tea, and browse through all of the incredible gifts and
articles that Jewish Gift Place has to offer! .........
~ Risa Borsykowsky, Owner
Articles All About Hanukkah
FAQ's - This article gives a brief history
of Hanukkah and answers the questions:
- Why are there so many different ways to spell Hanukkah?
- What is the difference between a menorah and a hanukkiah?
- Why does Hanukkah start on a different day every year?
- What is a dreidel and how do you play the dreidel game?
- What is Hanukkah gelt?
- What are traditional Hanukkah foods?
History of Hanukkah - An in-depth article on Hanukkah including:
- The rule of Alexander the Great
- The reign of Antiochus III,
- The allure of Greek culture
- Antiochus IV Epiphanes outlaws Judaism
- Hannah and her seven sons
- The Maccabeean revolt
- Mattathias and his army of Jews
- The origin of the word, "Maccabee"
- The Miracle of Light and the celebration of Hanukkah,
- Photographs of 30 menorahs from around the world.
- How to light the menorah
- The Hanukkah blessings
- The words to Ma'oz Tzur.
Our Most Popular Hanukkah Shopping Pages
Hanukkah is such a happy and celebratory time of year, we
don't want you to miss out on anything we have to offer! We have a fabulous
collection of Hanukkah gifts as well as informative articles about Hanukkah,
and we have put links to all of them here for your handy reference.
We've compiled a list of our 10 hottest Hanukkah gifts. From $35 to $300,
these are the gifts that our customers love to give.
History of Hanukkah
Read our extensive article beginning with the rule of Alexander the
Great, to Antiochus, to the Maccabeean Revolt.
Favorite Hanukkah Menorahs
Our extensive collection of handmade menorahs is simply breathtaking.
The menorahs are designed by Gary Rosenthal, Michal Golan, Blackthorne
Forge, K4 Glassart and Infinity Art in Metal. Made out iron, brass, and
copper, glass, and semi-precious stones, our handcrafted menorah collection
is as varied as the artists who create them.
Favorite Hanukkah Dreidels
What would Hanukkah be without a spinning dreidel! Our handmade dreidels
are timeless pieces that will dazzle the eye and warm the heart. They
honor treasured memories of the past while inspiring new and magical memories
just waiting to be created.
Check out our gorgeous dreidels by artists such as Gary Rosenthal and
Gifts for Kids & Babies
The joy of Hanukkah is felt strongest in the heart of a child. Our collection
of Hanukkah gifts for children and babies will brings smiles to their
faces! Whether it's a delicate necklace, a meaningful bracelet, a dreidel,
or a mezuzah, our children's gifts are sure to delight!
Gifts for Women
Whether you are looking for a Hanukkah gift for your mom, your wife, your
sister or girlfriend, we have the perfect present for the special lady.
Our handmade Hanukkah gifts are as unique and colorful as the special
women in your life. There is no better time to celebrate the beautiful
women in your life than at Hanukkah.
Gifts for Men
Dads, husbands, brothers, boyfriends, uncles - they can all be so hard
to buy for! Our great selection of Jewish gifts for Hanukkah will make
your task a bit easier this year. Jewish Gift Place offers a distinctive
collection, all created with a masculine touch, including Star of David
necklaces for men and fabulous men's copper Hebrew watches.
Gifts for Tweens
No one is more difficult to buy for than a tween! Not quite an adult and
they certainly don't want to be treated like a child! Being a tween is
a magical time and is gone in the blink of an eye. The jewelry featured
in this collection will capture the magic of not only Hanukkah, but this
special age between child and teen. We have a trendy selection of Hanukkah
gifts that will please even the tweeniest!
Gifts for Grandparents
Give your loving grandparents a gift that shows that you think of them
every day, not just at Hanukkah. This Hanukkah, give them a handcrafted
gift to show how much you love and cherish every moment you spend together.
Gifts for Newlyweds
Newlyweds are just starting out and need help collecting the Judaica that
will make their house a home. A menorah, a mezuzah, a seder plate -- all
would be perfect gifts to get them started! Help them celebrate their
first Hanukkah as a married couple with gifts that reflect their love
and commitment to each other and to their faith.
Gifts Less Than $30
We all like to have a little something on hand as a gift for the babysitter or the hair dresser. We've compiled a list of gifts that are reasonably priced and really beautiful!
Gifts from $30 - $75
Probably the most common price range for a holiday gift, our collection
of Hanukkah gifts from $30 to $75 dollars are anything but common! All
one of a kind! Exceptional artists Gary Rosenthal, Michael Bromberg, Michael
Golan, Cynthia Gale, Neta, Seeka, and Infinity Art in Metal bring you
their Hanukkah best.
Gifts From $75 to $150
This collection of Hanukkah gifts are for those special people in your life whom you don't mind spending a little extra on. These pieces include include jewelry, as well as unique judaica pieces.
Gifts From $150 and Up
Our Hanukkah gifts that start at $150 and up are those once in a lifetime
gifts that are destined to become the treasured family heirlooms that
get handed down from generation to generation. This discerning collection
features exquisite mediums such as precious metals and genuine gemstones.
Make this Hanukkah one they will never forget.