A Children’s Menorah and Other Hanukkah Gift Ideas for Kids

The wonderment of Hanukkah shines through in the eyes of the young, as the candles light, the dreidels spin, and chocolate is shared. A children’s menorah gives a sense of participation and is the perfect gift. Whether it’s for lighting the candles, or a toy, early involvement helps develop lifelong rituals. When I think of a children’s […]

Noah’s Ark Menorahs: Hanukkah Fun for Kids

The story of Noah’s Ark is a classic. And while it’s not actually related to Hanukkah, Noah’s Ark Menorahs are adored by kids, both young and old. I think our girls were about 2 and 4 years old when their grandfather sent them their very own Noah’s Ark Menorah. Their little faces lit up brighter than the […]

Electric Menorah Makes Hanukkah Clean Up Easy

Stepping away from tradition, we have an electric menorah for Hanukkah this year. LEDs will count our eight-day celebration, rather than flame. At first, I wondered, will it be the same? The answer is yes. Afterall, it is a festival of lights, a celebration and remembrance of the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. As a […]

Small and Portable: A Travel Menorah Makes A Great Gift

A travel menorah is small and compact. It is the perfect companion when traveling, or it makes the ideal gift for students and frequent travelers.  It can save the holiday. The festival of lights simply isn’t the same without lighting the candles. When away from home, this simple task can seem insurmountable. A little aluminium […]

Jewish Coloring Calendar 2018: Offers Relaxation and Fun

Combining the latest craze with a 16-month calendar, Adam Rhine has creatively designed a 2018 Jewish Coloring Calendar called: “Coloring Your Jewish Year Wall Calendar.” Coloring seems to be catching on for adults all around the world. It’s easy, relaxing, and according to the experts offers multiple benefits including: Stress and anxiety reduction Helps you become more […]