Chag Sameach! Gift giving is a wonderful way to welcome in the new year. Here are our picks for some less traditional Rosh Hashanah themed gifts to give to friends and family.
Crisp Campfire Apples Scented Candles | £8.99
Apples are the traditional fodder of Rosh Hashanah, but you can put a twist on the tradition by gifting your loved ones this apple scented candle from Yankee Candle. It’s available in three different sizes and also as wax melts and fragrance oil, if you prefer. With so many options this range will make a perfect and unexpected gift.
Pomegranate Tree | £35
Give the budding gardener in your life a gift to remember. These potted pomegranate trees will grow well and don’t require too much taking care of. They can live in the ground in any garden, in a greenhouse, or can stay in the pot in a sunny spot. If cared for well this tree should bear pomegranates for years to come.
The Jewish Cookbook | £35
This recipe book by Leah Koenig is the final word when it comes to Jewish cuisine. Filled with over 400 recipes, you could try a new one on every day of the new year and still not have tested them all. It contains recipes for both every day and holiday foods from Jewish communities all over the world, well as contemporary interpretations by renowned chefs including Yotam Ottolenghi, Michael Solomonov, and Alex Raij.
The Great Honey Tasting Experience | £15
Wish your loved ones a sweet new year with this honey gift set from M&S. Far from the usual off-the-shelf stuff, this set contains limited edition honeys. Enjoy French lavender, Salisbury plain, and borage honey with your apples this Rosh Hashanah, and start the new year well. The set also comes with a wooden honey drizzler to serve the limited edition honey with.
Honey Dish | £7.50
Take your Rosh Hashanah meals to the next level with this beautiful honey dish from Israeli artist Yair Emanuel. This dish features a glass bowl set within an intricate metal stand, which is decorated with a pomegranate design as well as a blessing for the new year. It makes the perfect gift for a host or family member. This gorgeous honey dish is also available in a variety of colours to suit any taste.