What Gift Do You Give at a Jewish Wedding?
As the summer heats up, our calendars start filling with weddings and celebrations and our heads start spinning with worry over finding the perfect gifts.
Between MyJewishLearning’s editors, we’ve gone to enough weddings (both our own and others’) to be able to give some advice. So we’ve gotten together to share the most successful gifts we’ve given and received. We hope our picks can ease your gift-giving angst!
Friday Night Essentials
Shabbat begins with candle-lighting and the accompanying blessings and rituals, which present great opportunities for useful gifts.
Keeping an Easy and Organized Kitchen
Another genre of wedding gifts that we’re fond of giving (and, yes, receiving) are those that ease food preparation and kitchen organization—which is especially important if the couple will be keeping a kitchen.
Judaica To Round Out a Jewish Home
Whether the newlyweds are looking forward to hosting Passover seders or they’re going to be having guests for , now is a great time to help them build up their Judaica collection.
Filled with brand-new dishes and cookware, a newlyweds’ kitchen is a great place to experiment with recipes. Here are some of our top picks:
We hope our guide helps you navigate through the whirlwind that is wedding season.
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Here’s wishing you and your loved ones a hearty “mazel tov,” from all of us.
Pronounced: KHAH-nuh-kah, also ha-new-KAH, an eight-day festival commemorating the Maccabees’ victory over the Greeks and subsequent rededication of the temple. Falls in the Hebrew month of Kislev, which usually corresponds with December.
Pronounced: KOH-sher, Origin: Hebrew, adhering to kashrut, the traditional Jewish dietary laws.