Are you Jewish and getting married? Or maybe you have a Jewish friend getting married. If that is the case, you are probably wondering what you can get the happy couple as a gift. Choosing the right wedding present is more difficult than it sounds, but we can help you out.
Check out the ultimate guide to Jewish wedding gifts for 2019. Did you know that in Israel there is no such thing as a wedding registry? If you’re going to a Jewish wedding or making your own Jewish wedding gift registry, here are some amazing ideas.
His & Her Accessories
Is there anything cuter than his & her accessories for the married couple? Jewish designer Barbara Shaw has a unique line of products featuring men’s & women’s versions. The most appropriate one for a wedding gift is the Hebrew “kallah” and “chatan” which are bride & groom in Hebrew. The Jewish couple that loves Israel and Hebrew would love these little mugs. Fill them with kosher treats for them to snack on their wedding night, like trail mix or chocolates.
Every season has its own symbols and Judaica. For a wedding in the Spring, a Passover (Pesach) themed gift would be the most traditional type of Judaica. For a wedding in the Fall, a Rosh HaShanah gift or theme would be more suitable During Fall, the theme of pomegranates is popular. In the early spring near TuBishvat a gift basket of dried fruits and nuts in a beautiful serving dish that the couple can snack on while opening presents, and then re-use.
Love Art Sculptures
From the traditional “AHAVA” artwork to the new modern David Gerstein statues, a beautiful statue celebrating love is a lovely gift. Couples young and old love the vibrant colors and romantic themes of this iconic Israeli sculpture. Another romantic gift is a blessing for the wall, for example, “Eshet Chayil,” which is a love song or the Priestly Blessing, or “My Beloved” blessing is another popular one.
Unique Home Decor
If you’re buying for someone who loves entertaining, a beautiful serving tray is an excellent choice. Jewish themes are popular for wedding gifts, with biblical motifs the most popular. Pomegranates, which represent fruitfulness, are a repeated theme on Jewish serving trays. Mezuzahs are also a popular choice. A mezuzah is a little box that goes on the outside of a Jewish home. You can find beautiful designs that will take their breath away.
Dead Sea Cosmetics
Treat the couple to an in-home spa with a selection of Dead Sea cosmetics. Whatever gift you give, adding a little spa treat from the Dead Sea is always fun. One idea is to make your own basket of Dead Sea cosmetics and put it into a beautiful reusable serving tray. While Dead Sea cosmetics are fun, it’s probably not enough to give them alone as a wedding gift. However, if you put it into a lovely serving dish it’s great!
If you’re looking to give a Jewish wedding gift, now you have tons of ideas! A Jewish wedding gift can be beautiful, romantic & modern. And if you are a Jewish bride looking for hot Jewish items to add to your registry now you know!