Gift guide


(877) 278-2223

We are an eclectic online gallery featuring fine crafts and unique gifts. Our collection includes a wide variety of beautiful hand blown glass, colorful ceramics, unusual metal, mixed media, and Judaic art.

The Contemporary Jewish Museum

121 Steuart Street (Gallery Location)

San Francisco, CA 94105

(415) 344-8880

The CJM presents exhibitions and programs that explore Jewish culture, history, art and ideas, communicating vibrant concepts that tie to the past and remain relevant to all people today. Give the gift of a museum membership for Chanukah this year!

(877) ART-KART

(734) 222-9093 features a great selection of Judaica including Menorahs, Mezuzahs and Jewish children’s games. Unique & Functional Gifts for all of your holiday gift giving needs.

(800) 362-7487

Contact: Len Goodman

Unique, hand-painted Jewish Art, Tiles & Murals in bright, glossy glazes by American & Israeli Artists. Perfect gifts for Wall or Tabletop. Made in Santa Fe, N.M.

Beverages, etc.

Liquor, Tobacco & More

1283 S. Mary Avenue

Sunnyvale, CA 94087

(408) 245-1488

(408) 245-0294

Extensive selection of Kosher and Israeli wine and liquor. Wine tasting. Beverage catering for all occasions. Walk-in humidor and an excellent selection of cigars.


Patio Escapes/Kahn Publishing

P.O. Box 210330

San Francisco, CA 94121

(415) 752-9512

[email protected]

Contact:Judith Kahn

Written by Bay Area author, Judith Kahn, this 111-page book features a comprehensive sampling of al fresco (outside) dining throughout the San Francisco Bay Area region and Wine Country.

Sarah and David Publications

(201) 227-6161

The fabulous, funny Aleph Bet Story teaches Hebrew letters in an exciting new way. Corners, curves, toes and tails? Sarah and David can’t wait to take you through their adventures one letter at a time.

Stacey’s Bookstores

581 Market Street

San Francisco, CA 94105

(415) 421-4687

Celebrating over 80 years of independent book selling. Offering a selection of general-interest titles, used and bargain books as well as business, computer and medical books.


David’s Cookies

(800) 217-2938

Select from an array of freshly baked cookies, brownies, crumb cakes, ruggalach, gift baskets, frozen dough, and more. Free Shipping, complimentary gift messages, Kosher certified! Enter code JWEEKLY for 10% discount on orders of $29.99 or more.

Kosher Cornucopia, Ltd.

(800) 756-7437

Largest Mail order catalog in USA for Jewish Theme Baskets & Gourmet Gifts. Chanukah, Corporate, All Holidays & Special Occasions. Gifts in Israel. Free Catalog.

(720) 554-9516

The highest quality glatt kosher bison (buffalo) meat products available anywhere. Naturally raised without hormones or antibiotics. Delivered fresh to your door.

Westside Organics

(866) ALL ORGANIC, 255-6742

Westside Organics delivers fresh, in-season, organic produce, organic dairy products, organic meats, and 500 additional organic items to your home. FREE DELIVERY!

Gifts for Children

Education Incorporated

(888) 377-2456

Education Incorporated is about Smart Fun.

We create terrific products that bring families together to play and learn. The whole family will want to play our Chanukah Fun games again and again.

(800) 551-7179 is stylish fun for Moms and Little Ones! A hip urban boutique right in your own home. Voted Forbes Best of the Web for Baby Shopping Sites! Enter JNEWS for 10% discount at time of checkout.

Gifts & Judaica


3042 Claremont Avenue

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.

bob & bob

151 Forest Avenue

Palo Alto, CA 94301

(650) 329-9050

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 Sunday-Friday in downtown Palo Alto.

Congregation Emanu-el Gift Shop

2 Lake Street, at Arguello

San Francisco, CA 94118

(415) 751-2535

Contact: Mattie

Large selection of Menorahs, Children’s

books and games, dreidels, gelt, hostess gifts, decorations, Chanukah music, and paper goods. Open 10 AM-4 PM Monday through Friday Nov.28-Dec.17


3220 California Street

San Francisco, CA 94118


[email protected]

Books, music, art, cards, jewelry. Highlighting local and Israeli artists. Gifts for wedding, new baby, b’nai mitzvah, birthday, retirement, etc. Open Sunday through Friday.

The Desk Set

3252 Sacramento St.

San Francisco, CA 94115

(415) 921-9575

Contact: Barbara Silverman

Offering fine stationary, invitations for all

occasions, in-house printing, with personalized service. Desk accessories and gifts.

Jerusalem Red

Fax: (516) 295-7405

Traditionally Jerusalem Red String bracelets are worn to protect from harm and bring good

fortune. Choose to wear many gold, sterling or original style bracelets to enhance your fashion statement. Make Great Chanukah Gifts!

Just For Fun & Scribbledoodles

3982 24th Street

San Francisco, CA

(415) 285-4068

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.


1838 Tice Valley Blvd. 2E

Walnut Creek, CA 94595

(925) 935-1300

Contact: John Hessler

The Diablo Valley’s finest Jewish gifts for the

holidays and all year. Come and take a look.

Rotem Israel

(562) 508-4178

Contact: David Mann

Go shopping for Judaica, Chanukah items, Jewish gifts and art, jewelry, Mezuzahs, Kidush cups, Hamsas and Shabbat items all crafted by Israeli artists.

Health & Beauty

(800) 645-1899

We offer brand name Kosher Vitamins. Choose from Maxi Health, Freeda, Solgar, Landau,

and many more from 20-40% OFF. Plus FREE SHIPPING for orders over $100 (USA only).


Down Etc., LLC

228 Townsend Street

San Francisco, CA 94107

(415) 348-0084

Contact: Michael Garb

Down Etc.’s boutique store offers the finest white goose down pillows, comforters, feather beds and decorative pillows for a great night’s sleep! Please stop by our boutique for holiday tea.


Max’s Opera Cafe

601 Van Ness Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94102

(415) 771-7300, (650) 873-6297

Locations throughout the Bay Area. New York-style restaurant and deli. 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.


J. the Jewish news weekly

of Northern California

225 Bush Street, Suite 1480

San Francisco, CA 94104

(415) 263-7200 x24

Fax: (415) 263-7222

Bay Area’s only weekly Jewish publication. Local, national and international events, with analyses of trends in the Jewish community. Special Chanukah rate:,$25


Marin Theatre Company

397 Miller Ave.

Mill Valley, CA 94941

(415) 388-5208

Give the gift of live theatre with gift certificates to MTC. Upcoming plays: Fortune by Deborah Zoe Laufer (The Last Schwartz), Bus Stop by William Inge and Running with Scissors by Michael McKeever.