Our 10 Favorite Hanukkah Gifts

Hanukkah's here and we're sharing our favorite gifts, from menorah sweaters to knit dreidel koozies.
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Whether you're a foodie, a pet lover or just want to know where to find an ugly Hanukkah sweater (yes, they really do exist), keep reading for a roundup of our top Hanukkah gifts.

Brunch Box

Photo by: Photo credit: Russ & Daughters

Photo credit: Russ & Daughters

If you've never visited Russ & Daughters in New York City, spoiler alert: it's the most delicious bagel, cream cheese and lox that's ever passed my lips. But don't worry about buying a plane ticket, because they now offer amazing gift boxes that can be shipped anywhere. This box gives you all the makings of your own classic bagels and lox brunch (with dessert and coffee, too).

Dog Advice Book

Photo by: Photo credit: Amazon

Photo credit: Amazon

This hilarious spoof of a dog advice book will keep any pet lover laughing for days. Here's a quote from the book: "For the first time, the same dynamic blend of passive-aggressiveness and smothering indulgence, that unique alloy of infantilization and disingenuous manipulation that created generations of high-achieving Jewish boys and girls, can be applied to create a generation of high-achieving Jewish doggies." You won't learn much about how to actually raise a pooch, but you will definitely be entertained!

Buy It: "How to Raise a Jewish Dog", $13.44

Latke Server

Photo by: Photo credit: Amazon

Photo credit: Amazon

Potato pancakes, or latkes, are a traditional part of Hanukkah celebrations. What better way to serve them than with a "latke" serving piece?

Quotable Tote

Photo by: Photo credit: Etsy

Photo credit: Etsy

I firmly believe that you can never have too many tote bags, and this "matzoh, latkes, challah and me" bag is completely adorable. If you want to amp up your gift a bit, add in some Hanukkah essentials like a bottle of wine, fresh challah bread and bags of chocolate gelt for the kids.

Menorah Sweater

Photo by: Photo credit: Macy's

Photo credit: Macy's

We've all heard of ugly Christmas sweaters, but we now have some fun ugly Hanukkah sweaters to choose from, too!  This fun sweater, featuring a giant menorah and some dreidels, would work well for a guy or girl.

Buy It: Hanukkah Sweater, $26.99

Nail Decals

Photo by: Photo credit: Amazon

Photo credit: Amazon

Get in on the nail art trend with these festive nail decals. Use them with a light or dark blue nail polish for the perfect traditional Hanukkah mani.

Buy It: Hanukkah Nail Stickers, $13.71

Crystal Dreidel

Photo by: Photo credit: Bed Bath & Beyond

Photo credit: Bed Bath & Beyond

There are many options for simple wood or plastic dreidels, but if you really want to go luxe, this gorgeous crystal dreidel is a great choice.  This one isn't kid-friendly, but it's a great gift for newlyweds.

Menorah for Kids

Photo by: Photo credit: Traditions Jewish Gifts

Photo credit: Traditions Jewish Gifts

If you're looking for some fun options for the kids, consider this awesome building block menorah set. This Lego-like kit comes with detailed instructions so the whole family can use the interlocking pieces and join in on the menorah-making.

Buy It: Building-Block Menorah, $24.95

Handmade Latkes

Photo by: Photo credit: Williams-Sonoma

Photo credit: Williams-Sonoma

For those of us that aren't so savvy in the kitchen (or just want to save some time), Williams-Sonoma has some delicious handmade latkes. You can choose either large or mini, and they even come in assorted flavors: original, sweet potato and artichoke.

Dreidel Koozie

Photo by: Photo credit: ModernTribe

Photo credit: ModernTribe

If you've got any over-21s on your Hanukkah gift list, this dreidel koozie is a fun idea. Consider pairing two koozies with a great six-pack of their favorite craft beer for a more generous present. Or cover each beer with a koozie if you really want to go over the top.

Buy It: Dr. Dreidel Knit Koozie, $9.95

Host a Boho-Chic Hanukkah Party

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Set Your Hanukkah Dinner Table

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Add Warmth

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Mix and Match Place Settings

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DIY Decorations

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Light the Menorah

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Make the Perfect Hostess Gift

Add a Punch of Color

Serve Hanukkah Sangria

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Make Dreidel-Shaped Appetizers

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Washi Tape Gift Tags

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Bring the Outside In

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Hanukkah Stockings

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Set Up a Craft Table for the Kids

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Gelt Connect Four

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