Gift Guide: Hanukkah Swag

Whether you spell it Hanukkah, Chanuka or Haneka, the Jewish festival of lights is a great excuse to eat some fried potatoes and gamble for chocolate coins with a four sided top. Celebrate all eight days of lights and latkes (starting the night of December 8) with these cute tchotchkes.

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Lighting the candles each night is even more fun with this design-y menorah.


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After unwrapping your present, they'll be able to make a batch of homemade potato pancakes with this recipe themed paper.
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Send these beautiful three dimensional cards by Brooklyn-based artist Masha D'Yans to your stylish Bubbe in Florida.


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If open flames are too much of a fire hazard, go the paper-only route with this cut-out cardboard menorah. It comes with glitter encrusted candles for pretend lighting and is easy to punch out and construct.
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Short on time for cooking this season? Order all the trimmings of a readymade Hanukkah party from Lower East Side smoked fish emporium Russ and Daughters. They'll ship a box of latkes, smoked salmon, roe and crème fraîche straight to your doorstep. Nationwide.
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Soothing words printed on a serving plate that will be perfect for my annual latke party.
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Not to be outdone by the peppermint bark and gingerbread men, my family likes to bake sugar cookies in the shape of menorahs and stars and then decorate them with blue and white sprinkles. They're even better frozen!
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Your rendition of the dreidel song will sound so much better if you sing it while spinning Jonathan Adler's beautiful version.
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Isn't it funny how the word for Hanukkah money in Yiddish, gelt, sounds like "guilt?" Try not to think about it too much as you scarf down the chocolates you won playing dreidel.


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A tote bag to carry home your presents that's charming enough for year round use.