24 Thoughtful Hanukkah Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Hanukkah is just around the corner and we're sharing thoughtful gift ideas for kids, adults, pets and more.

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November 04, 2022

Whether you're a foodie, pet lover or just want to know where to find an ugly Hanukkah sweater (yes, they really do exist), keep reading for our top Hanukkah gifts for this year's celebrations. Shop our favorite gift ideas for adults, kids, pets and more.

Hanukkah Gifts for Adults

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The notes of this Homesick Candle are reminiscent of savory latkes dipped in applesauce and sweet jelly donuts.

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Hidden inside this menorah design is a festive Hanukkah soundtrack. Each day, you'll scratch off a flame to reveal a QR code. Scan the code, and your phone will download a classic song played by an up-and-coming artist.

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Mark each night of Hanukkah with a beautifully designed box-bearing menorah artwork that features eight separate compartments, each containing a different treat. Two bottles of Harry & David wine round out this special gift.

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Celebrate Hanukkah in style with these cozy and punny socks. Shop the complete Hanukkah Collection, and grab a fun pair of socks for everyone on your list.

From $22.95
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These fun matching Hanukkah food shirts are great for the holiday season. They come in sizes from baby to adult, so they're perfect for both family and friends. With six natural hues and six different foods, from matzo balls to challah bread, you can celebrate in style all year round.

$65.95 (Set of 24)
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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 made with shredded potatoes, eggs, onion and seasonings that were developed from a family recipe. Crisp and golden brown on the outside with a moist interior, they're easy to prepare — simply bake and serve. You'll get a variety of mini latkes, including original, sweet potato and artichoke.

From $29.95
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Light up this year's Hanukkah celebrations with a cheeky sweater that features partying, smiling dreidels.

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A Hanukkah manicure might be the perfect, unexpected way to celebrate the eight-day holiday. These nail decals allow you to create your Hanukkah scene right on your nails.

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This hilarious spoof of a dog advice book will keep any pet lover laughing for days. You won't learn much about how to actually raise a pooch, but you will definitely be entertained!

Hanukkah Gifts for Kids

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This solid-wood, 10-piece painted children's menorah set is great for bringing families together to celebrate the holidays, pass on cultural knowledge and create family traditions.

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Teach your little one how to play this classic Hanukkah game with this My First Dreidel set. Complete with a dreidel, coins and a convenient bag to store it all in, they'll have so much fun collecting their winnings!

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Add some Funukkah to your Hanukkah with The Mensch on a Bench hardcover book by Neal Hoffman and your own Moshe the Mensch plush doll. The book tells the story of Moshe and how he helped the Maccabees at the great temple. It's perfect for little ones that are just learning the traditions of Hanukkah.

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Artisan bakers handcraft each house from spiced gingerbread and decorate it with white and blue royal icing, spice-drop lights, a dreidel, menorah and a smiling snowman. A cookie plaque above the snowy door reads "Happy Hanukkah" or can be personalized with up to nine letters. Give one as a gift, or use it as a sweet centerpiece for the Hanukkah table.

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This cozy, 100-percent cotton festive pajama set is perfect for babies, toddlers and kids.

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Celebrate baking Hanukkah cookies together as a family with this special kids' book that can be personalized — hair color, skin tone and more — for up to two kids.

Hanukkah Gifts for Hosts

$99 (Set of 8)
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Perfect for serving latkes, these plates feature a Star of David and a classic palette of blue, white and silver that look especially beautiful when layered with solid dinnerware.

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Hanukkah and Shabbat gatherings will be brighter thanks to this faceted Star of David pan that’ll turn out brilliant six-pointed bakes for a new and sweet tradition.

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Latkes are a traditional part of Hanukkah celebrations. What better way to serve them than with a latke serving piece?

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Sugarfina's "8 Nights of Light" Advent calendar and tasting collection comes with sugar cookies, caramels, chocolate mints, jelly beans more for a super sweet countdown.

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Surprise your loved ones with a succulent gift to celebrate the festival of lights.

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This kosher Hanukkah tackle box of treats looks as good as it tastes. With milk chocolate gelt, chocolate-covered pretzels, mouthwatering jelly beans and more, it's a top-notch hostess gift.

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A lit menorah shines brightly through the laser-cut window on the front of this bright-blue pop-up card. Inside, the celebratory spread is vibrantly illustrated with a 3-D cut-out menorah and baskets of delicious sufganiyot and challah and goblets of red wine.

Hanukkah Gifts for Pets

From $9.99
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Get your furbabies involved in the festivities with a celebratory pull-over t-shirt that's perfect for parties and photo ops.

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This plush squeaky bone toy is reversible, with an adorable message on one side that reads "Happy Hanukkah" and "My First Hanukkah" on the other side. This fun holiday treat comes with sewn-in squeakers, so they'll stay busy all winter long.

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