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Jewish Baby Gift Ideas for 2024

Buying a gift for a baby is the most interesting and heartwarming thing ever! When you enter a shop that sells toys or baby clothes you feel calm. The colors, the soothing sounds, and the soft materials put a smile on anyone’s face. Plus, when you see all those little shoes you feel like you just want to hug them!

Babies definitely make us better people and you cannot be sad or annoyed when there’s a baby around you. It is like they take all the negative energy that’s inside you and they turn it into love and happiness. Because of that, we want to buy them something special and something that will hopefully stay with them until they get older and start understanding things.

Even though shopping for babies is fun, it can also be really stressful. Parents usually buy everything they need for their new baby and when it is your turn to get something, you feel like you’ve run out of ideas! Here we decided to help you with the list of things you could buy for a Jewish baby. Hopefully, this article will make your shopping experience easier and you will be able to just enjoy the time you spend with the new baby. Follow these ideas and choose something that’s just perfect.


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This is probably the most adorable thing ever! The great thing about the onesies is that you can get them customized! No matter if it is for a baby shower, first birthday or any other type of celebration, you can get a onesie for the new baby.

You can pick any colors you want and add any application you want to it. If you are visiting the newborn before Hanukkah you can get a onesie with that theme. Anything you want is possible to create. This gift is unisex and the parents will be so grateful!

Alphabet Blocks

Getting toys for the little one is always fun! There is one rule though, never buy anything that is too loud. If you are a parent, you know how annoying it can get listening to the same tune over and over again and there is just no way to turn the volume down.

These blocks are something that will help the little one learn new things when they get older, the blocks are interactive and they will develop the needed skills. But there is a twist! Get blocks with the Hebrew alphabet! These blocks can be soft and babies can chew on them, plus they are stacking blocks, so the baby can put them one on top of the other.

Since they act like self-storage, the blocks are great for people who live in smaller apartments.


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This is something you cannot go wrong with. When you buy jewelry, it is something that will stay with the newborn when they grow up. You probably still have a bracelet or a necklace someone got for you when you were little.

There are so many things you can choose from and different materials. You don’t have to spend too much time looking for the present! No matter if you want to buy a gold pendant or a silver bracelet, you can find the perfect present in places like jewishshop.

Choose the Gold Star of David or a Hamsa pendant and make the parents happy as well as the little one!

Stuffed Torah

This one is my personal favorite! The Stuffed Torah toy is so cuddly and cute and babies love it! The colors are bright and they will put a smile on the baby’s face! They can play with it, chew on it or just hug it and sleep with it!

There are a lot of different sizes available on the market as well as different colors, so choose the one you like the best. If you want something a bit more different you can opt for a soft Shabbat set or a hard Shabbat playset.

These toys are great for both newborns and toddlers, they are safe and they are also interactive. So, you will actually help in the educational process of the little one.


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Most people tend to buy clothes or toys, so if you want to get something original and unique you can opt for a book. There are so many great Jewish books for toddlers and children and the parents will be more than happy.

You can choose educational books or something that will help the little one fall asleep faster. Plus, they can learn about Judaism when they are still young in a fun and interesting way.

Hamsa Blessing

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The Hamsa blessings are just so cute and so thoughtful! There are boy and girl versions and they usually come in blue or pink. There are different variations of this gift and you can find them in both Hebrew and English.

On one side you can see the blessing written and on the other, there is usually a travel prayer. This blessing can be put in the newborn’s room, on the wall, it can be attached to the crib or the stroller.

They are convenient, unique and they come in different sizes. This is another gift that is budget-friendly because the blessings will cost you between $10 and $30 depending on the store and the size. You can also opt for other types of blessings and/or blankets with blessings printed on them.

Do you have a favorite thing on this list? All of these things are budget-friendly, so you don’t have to worry too much if you are shopping on a budget. Remember to get something that the little one can play with and something that won’t accidentally hurt them.

If you are not sure what you should get, or if you don’t know if the parents already got that thing for the baby, you can just call them and ask them. It is always the thought that counts, so don’t worry too much about it. At the end of the day, babies don’t really understand and they will like whatever you get for them.

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