Chanukah gift guide listings


MiLa Fine Arts

1345 Arch St., Berkeley, CA 94708


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contact: Michelle Schwartz

Large inventory of contemporary and traditional Israeli art, sculpture and gifts. Design consultation available for home or commercial setting. Shown by appointment.


Stacey’s Bookstores

581 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94105


Almost 80 years of independent bookselling. Offering a selection of general-interest titles, as well as business, computer and medical books.


Max’s Opera Cafe

601 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102

415.771.7300 | 650.873.6297

Platter catering and gift certificates available for Chanukah and all occasions. Max’s Law: This restaurant is run for the enjoyment and pleasure of our customers. Locations throughout the Bay Area. New York-style restaurant and deli.

Gifts & Judaica

Alef Bet Judaica

14103-D Winchester Blvd.

Los Gatos, CA 95030

408.370.1818 | Contact: Nurit Sabadosh

Gelt, dreidels and chanukiyot. Fine selection of books, music, videos, gifts for all occasions, arts, ketubot & invitations.

bob & bob

151 Forest Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301


Contacts: Ellen Bob, Shirley Bob

Fine Jewish gifts, crafts and books. Featuring hundreds of menorahs, thousands of candles and dreidels, Chanukah books, tapes, partyware and decorations. Lots of ideas for gift-giving as well. Open Sundays-Fridays in downtown Palo Alto.


3042 Claremont Ave., Berkeley, CA 94705

510.655.1977 | Contact: Jerry Derblich

Everything Chanukah, tallitot, imprinted kippot, ketubot, wedding rings, chuppah rental, adult and children’s books, jewelry, music, haggadot, sterling silver and gift registry.

Congregation Emanu-El Gift Shop

2 Lake Street at Arguello Blvd.

San Francisco, CA 94118

415.751.2535 | Contact: Mattie

Full selection of Chanukah supplies from menorahs to toys, gelt, candles, paper goods and decorations. Extensive selection of children’s books and games, as well as Judaica jewelry, and sterling silver items. Chanukah shopping hours: Dec. 12-24, Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Just For Fun & Scribbledoodles

3982 24th St.

San Francisco, CA 94114


Offering a unique collection of cards, gifts and personalized social stationery, we carry everything for your holiday needs including a large and interesting selection of menorahs, candles and dreidels.

L’Chaim Gifts for Jewish Life

179 Hartz Ave.

Danville, CA 94526

925. 743.8303

Contacts: Aziza and Eileen

Best selection of Chanukah, unique and traditional Judaica gifts: invitations, tallits, ketubahs, holiday, life-cycle events. Friendly service. Only 40 minutes from San Francisco.

La Vida Judaica


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Contact: Tracy Salkowitz

Offering personalized Judaica including challah covers; tallises and bags; chuppahs, ceremonial hand towels and more. Also available are personalized blankets and baby gifts.

Health & Beauty

Go There! Coaching


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Contact: Laura Geduldig

Six years of experience. Action-oriented coaching to help clarify values, achieve goals, create balance, find fulfillment, explore change and break through self-imposed glass ceilings.


Nomadic Jewelry by Ann Gitlis

29 Clarewood Lane

Oakland, CA 94618


Contact: Ann Karren Gitlis

Jewelry made for over 20 years with the Bedouins. Special show of pendants, earrings, necklaces, and rings.

Topper Fine Jewelry

1315 Burlingame Ave.

Burlingame, CA 94010


Contact: Russ Caplan

For three generations, Topper Fine Jewelers has been dedicated to superior quality and value. You’ll certainly find the perfect piece of jewelry or fine watches for less than you ever expected.


Wilbur Hot Springs

3375 Wilbur Springs Road

Wilbur Springs, CA 95987


For centuries, the powerful hot mineral waters of Wilbur Hot Springs have warmed the body, eased the heart and replenished the soul. Gift certificates available.