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Need a Last Minute Gift? A Very Forward Guide to Hanukkah Gifts

No idea what to get your brother-in-law for Hanukkah? Looking for a last-minute gift for that dinner party you forgot about? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a round-up of stylishly Jewish gifts for everyone on your list.

For the new parents: a wooden menorah, so little ones can practice before playing with fire.

A child-safe menorah.

A child-safe menorah. Image by Pottery Barn

My First Menorah from Pottery Barn, $24.

For the pet parent: Because Jewish dogs need kosher bones.

Kosher dog toys.

Kosher dog toys. Image by Modern Tribe

Jewish Dog Toy from Modern Tribe, $11.

For the competitive one: There’s always one person way more into dreidel than anyone else. Give them an edge with these carved wooden dreidels.

Carved wooden dreidels.

Carved wooden dreidels. Image by Modern Tribe

Alma Wooden Dreidels from Modern Tribe, $30.

For the faraway friend: a candle that smells like Hanukkahs of yore.

A Hanukkah-scented candle.

A Hanukkah-scented candle. Image by Homesick

Hanukkah Candle from Homesick, $29.95.

For your edgy friend: when supermarket menorahs are just too basic, try lighting the candles on a T-Rex’s back.

A T-Rex menorah.

A T-Rex menorah. Image by DinosaurMenorah via Etsy

Gold T-Rex Menorah from Etsy, $39.

For the perennial Shabbat host: “A chutzpah-filled party game,” The Chosen One is the Jewish version of Cards Against Humanity, perfect for Friday-night gatherings.

A new Jewish-themed card game.

A new Jewish-themed card game. Image by The Chosen One

The Chosen One card game, $35.

For the foodie: Splurge-worthy olive-oil to make latkes and even more delicious.

Olive oil for making latkes.

Olive oil for making latkes. Image by Williams Sonoma

Alziari Olive Oil from Williams Sonoma, $44.95.

For the strong Jewish woman in your life: A notorious RBG mug to brighten up the morning.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg mug.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg mug. Image by shopprettyphoxie via Etsy

Ruth Bader Ginsburg mug from Etsy, $16.99.

Irene Katz Connelly is an intern at the Forward. You can contact her at connelly@forward.com.

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