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Gifts from Local Merchants for Rosh Hashanah

With Rosh Hashanah around the corner, it’s the perfect time to purchase a gift for a friend or host.
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September 7, 2023
Clay Etc.

With Rosh Hashanah around the corner, it’s the perfect time to purchase a gift for a friend or host. The Los Angeles Jewish community is home to many merchants making gifts that would impress any recipient. Here are some options for gifts to purchase for the holiday. 

Handmade clay bowls from Clay Etc.

Local artist Liza Avetikova makes beautiful, handmade kitchenware and bowls that will complement any Rosh Hashanah table. Check out her farmhouse serving bowls, which are modern and come with a green and rust glaze to make any food stand out. Order online at clay-etc.com. 

Be Fruitful fruit platters

Be Fruitful, a local kosher fruit platter company, can make you a gorgeous assortment of fresh fruits with a personalized message to give to your host. Want to spruce up your platter a bit? Add in chocolate covered strawberries and pineapple or a balloon bundle as well. Send order requests to orders@sendfruitgift.com or call 213-640-2186. 

Sukkah Hill Besamim Liqueur

Usher in the fall season with Sukkah Hill Besamim Liqueur, an aromatic spice liqueur that has notes of vanilla, clove and cinnamon. You can drink it straight or combine 1 oz Sukkah Hill Besamim Liqueur with 1 oz Wellers Wheated Bourbon and create a signature cocktail for the holiday. Learn more info at Sukkahhill.com and purchase locally at Glatt Mart, Cambridge Farms or Total Wine & More.

“Get a heimish taste without having to spend time making food yourself.”  – Judi Leib

Gilda’s Golden Challahs round challah and desserts

In a kosher kitchen in Pico-Robertson, local mother Gilda makes delicious challahs, dips and desserts every week, and is rolling out large round challahs and honey, apple and Persian love cake for Rosh Hashanah. Get a heimish taste without having to spend time making food yourself. Visit Instagram.com/gildasgoldenchallahs or call (310) 666-3149 to place an order.

Blue and gold challah cover from Marigold House

Once you have your round challah ready, cover it with a gorgeous challah cover for the New Year. You can find a lovely blue and gold challah cover at Marigold House LA on Westwood Boulevard or check out the shop’s larger collection online at marigoldhousela.com. 

Jewish childrens’ game

Steimatzky, a Jewish bookstore chain, recently opened up a Pico-Robertson location at 9047 W. Olympic Boulevard. Go to the store and check out its selection of kids’ books or a game for playing during the holiday, like Settlers of Catan or the Hebrew edition of Monopoly. 

Serena Maxi Dress from The Little Tichel Lady

Did you know it’s a custom to buy new clothes before the holidays? You can practice some self-care by gifting yourself the Serena Maxi Dress, a stylist and comfortable dress from The Little Tichel Lady, a new women’s tichel and clothing shop in Pico-Robertson. Buy the dress in person at 9016 W. Pico Blvd. and prepare to impress your friends at home and shul. 

Shana Tova!

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