It is a truth universally acknowledged that you’re going to receive some Judaica gifts for your Jewish wedding.
No matter how much you’d prefer that everyone contribute to your honeymoon fund, there are always going to be a handful of guests who are set on purchasing something tangible for your Jewish home.
I didn’t have a Judaica registry (or even know such a thing existed!) when I got married in 2013, and I ended up receiving some well-meaning Judaica gifts that were just not my style at all. If I could do it again, I’d absolutely set one up – because making it easy for loves ones to select items you’ll be as thrilled to receive as they are to give is a win-win.
And the Jewish Museum Shop is the very best place to do just that. Located inside New York City’s Jewish Museum, on the Upper East Side’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum Shop specializes in Judaica and gifts that fit all tastes and lifestyles, from traditional, to contemporary; from formal for special occasions to casual and modern – and they offer international shipping, too. They also do gift cards, which are just the thing to give or get as wedding presents!
Their tastefully curated selection makes it a pleasure to pick out the pieces that are right for you – and the Jewish Museum Shop’s universal registry, which can by synced with registries from other retailers through MyRegistry.com, makes the process convenient and seamless. And best of all, every purchase supports the Jewish Museum – total win-win.
So what kinds of Judaica do Smashing The Glass couples love to register for? With the Jewish Museum Shop, the sky’s the limit, but items to enhance your Shabbat table are a much-loved place to start. Shabbat is a beautiful end to a busy week, and a meaningful way to bring Judaism into your home, and the Jewish Museum Shop has an incredible selection of candlesticks, kiddush cups, and challah plates, knives, and covers.
Gear Up for the Holidays
You can also make sure you’re covered for all of the holidays:
- Purim’s a great holiday for entertaining and celebration, and whether you’re in the market for a fun grogger, some adorable hamantaschen earrings, or artsy masks for easy costuming, there’s a super fun selection.
- It always seems Passover‘s here before we know it! Seder plates, haggadot, and matzah plates, covers, and bags are all wonderful ways to beautify your holiday.
- For Rosh Hashanah, grace your table with a special honey dish – maybe even a dipper too!
- Come Hanukkah time, the Jewish Museum Shop’s got menorahs aplenty – whatever style you could possibly wish for, it’s a pretty sure bet they’ve got it.