What Gift Do You Give at a Jewish Wedding?

MyJewishLearning's Official Wedding Gift Guide

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3. Judaica To Round Out a Jewish Home

Whether the newlyweds are looking forward to hosting Passover seders and need a seder plate, like this unique Israeli one by Yair Emmanuel, or they're going to be having friends and family over for Hanukkah and could use some extra menorahs, now is a great time to help them build up their Judaica collection. 

This crystal Hanukkah menorah is elegant and sophisticated, and this Copper finish menorah has a more classic air. Or, if you give a glass Rosh Hashanah honey dish, it can double as a sugar bowl the rest of the year!

A couple can store their Sukkot etrog in style in this Yair Emanuel wooden etrog box. A havdalah set, like this silver-plated ceramic one is something they can use each week to say goodbye to Shabbat. 

Finally, a mezuzah like this gorgeous lovebirds one, completes any Jewish home. As newlyweds set up their lives together, they'll need multiple mezuzot, so don't worry about duplicates.

4. Cookbooks

Filled with brand-new dishes and cookware, a newlyweds? kitchen is a great place to experiment with recipes. We recommend giving both classic cookbooks and some new takes on kosher cooking, which can be great gifts for a couple looking to develop their recipe repertoire. 

The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen offers the whole megillah of kosher cooking, with expert tips from a seasoned chef. And for a more contemporary twist, The Modern Menu is a great find. Sections are categorized by flavors and textures, rather than by courses. 

For a couple that's looking to expand their soup options, Soup: A Kosher Collection has more than 100 recipes to choose from. And you can help them step up their pareve dessert recipes with The Kosher Baker: Over 160 Dairy-free Recipes from Traditional to Trendy. Finally, you don't have to be vegetarian to appreciate Olive Trees and Honey: A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes from Jewish Communities Around the World. Giving a newlywed couple a few cookbooks is essentially handing them the tools for successful, enjoyable meals for years to come.