Hanukkah’s coming up fast – it starts the night of Sunday, December 18! If you’re looking for a little gifting inspo – for your loved ones or yourself – we’ve rounded up some of our very favorite Hanukkah gift options for 2022.
It seems like every year we’re treated to more and more Festival of Lights-themed goodies, from small Jewish business and big brands alike, and in 2022 the showing is stronger than ever – including our very own Jewish Joy Journal, the first ever Jewish gratitude journal (you can read more about it below)!
We’re loving all the Jewish rep out in the world this Hanukkah season, and we’re so excited to share some of our top picks with you. There’s fun Hanukkah swag to suit all tastes and budgets, from sweets to fashion, music to home decor, and beyond…
Blue Glitter Dreidel Stud Earrings by Ariel Tidhar
This Hanukkah, dreidels aren’t just for playing with, thanks to these fun acrylic stud earrings, handmade in New York City.
Challah Board by Yaeli Vogel
This stunning challah tray’s got the perfect color palette for the Festival of Lights – but it’ll also look gorgeous on your Shabbat table all year round.
Indigo Crystal Dreidel Knotted Headband by Lele Sadoughi
A statement headband all blinged out for the Festival of Lights? Um, yes please!
Newport Salt & Pepper Set by Jonathan Adler
How good would these salt and pepper shakers look on your Hanukkah table?!
Rainbow Menorahs Glass Tray by Arielle Zorger
This stylish glass tray is the perfect thing to catch those candle wax drips as you light your menorah each night!
Jewish Joy Journal
Part goal planner, part gratitude journal, part non-judgmental Jewish BFF, The Jewish Joy Journal (written and created by ME!) will help us, as Jewish women, connect more deeply with our Jewish identity, achieve our goals, and increase our happiness, resilience, and productivity during challenging times.
Eight Nights of Hanukkah Scratch Off Playlist
How about gifting someone you love – or yourself – with a new Hanukkah soundtrack?! Scratch off a flame each day to reveal a QR code, scan it, and your phone will download a surprise classic song played by an emerging artist!
Hanukkah Embossing Rolling Pin from Etsy
With this embossing rolling pin, adorned with menorahs, dreidels, oil jugs and olive leaves, and more, you’re guaranteed to turn out the fanciest Hanukkah cookies on the block.
Evil Eye Matches
Light your menorah in style with matches from this cool patterned evil eye match box.
Emerald Ripple Menorah and Candles by Tchotchke
If you’re looking to add a truly standout menorah to your collection this year, our humble vote goes to this one.
Blue Grid Round Challah Plate and Salt Dish Set by Maiyan Ben Yona
Handcrafted in Israel, this platter is designed for use with round challah – BUT, how cool would it be as a tray for your latkes (salt dish can hold your choice of applesauce or sour cream!) or sufganiyot this Hanukkah?
Home is Where the Eggs Are by Molly Yeh
Because you need babka cereal and doughnut matzo brei in your life.
Hanukkah Tea Gift Seat from Vahdam India
This assortment of black and herbal teas all decked out for the Festival of Lights is the perfect gift for the tea lover in your life.
Blue and White Ceramic Ring Dish
These stunning blue and white ring dishes are perfect for holding your jewels or gracing your coffee table during Hanukkah or any time of year – and they’re handmade in Israel, too!
Mensch Baseball Cap from The Jewish Museum Shop
This cotton black baseball cap with the word mensch embroidered on the front in black lettering is the perfect gift for your own favorite mensch!
8 Nights of Delight Hanukkah Tasting Collection by Sugarfina
This Hanukkah tasting collection includes a new candy for each of the eight nights, all kosher-certified.
The Ultimate Hanukkah Sweater by Sefira Creative
Finally, Hanukkah sweater that’s not even the teensiest bit cheesy.
Blue and White Yamakopter
The original novelty kippah with a spinning propeller, this blue and white Yamakopter makes an unexpected and fun gift! Plus, STG readers can get a 15% discount with the code “YOURJEWISHLIFE15” through January 1, 2023.
What’s on your Hanukkah wish list this year? Let us know in the comments, or at @yourjewishlife on Instagram!