Ideas for the Perfect Bat Mitzvah Gift
Bat Mitzvahs are not only an ancient and sacred tradition, but an influential moment in the life of a young woman. At this milestone, a girl takes responsibility for her faith and gains new maturity as she marks the transition to adulthood. Bat Mitzvahs are also a time of celebration for the life of your young believer. Choosing a great Bat Mitzvah gift shows that you believe not only in her, but in her spiritual journey. Keep reading to discover ten thoughtful Bat Mitzvah gifts that any tween would be thrilled to receive.
This timeless yet fashionable sterling-silver piece will make her feel all grown up! A heart-shaped pendant encloses five dainty Stars of David to inspire and guide young girls as they grow in their faith. The necklace is finished with a simple chain and includes an extender to create a range of optional lengths. Best of all, you can know that your purchase supports the fellow believers and mother-and-daughter team behind Alef Bet Jewelry.
Another keepsake piece from Alef Bet Jewelry, this sterling necklace-embedded with the words of the Hebrew Shema from Deuteronomy 6:4-will keep the words of one of the most important passages of Scripture on her mind and near to her heart. An excellent choice for a highly religious young lady that will signify more than other everyday jewelry. She will love explaining the deep meaning behind this delicate pendant to her friends!
One of biggest challenges Jewish girls face as they enter adolescence is finding worthy role models to encourage and affirm their passions. Spark her imagination and determination with Janice Baryshnik’s unique book that examines the stories of Jewish women throughout history who continue to impact the way we view Judaism today with their boldness and creativity. An educational and fun Bat Mitzvah gift to delight dreamers and adventurers alike, this book will be one she passes on to her daughters, too.
Bat Mitzvah gifts don’t have to be solemn or boring; remind her to enjoy the big day, too! Keep her looking cute and cool in a 100% cotton T-shirt that will announce her arrival at the party after the ceremony. Any teen would find this tee fashion-forward with its classic styling and fun, colorful message. Each time she wears your gift, she’ll be able to remember her big day and reflect on her new status as a Daughter of Commandment. Choose from five colors and a range of sizes to customize this gift.
Remind her of her connection to G-d and her Jewish heritage with a lovely and artistic mezuzah. Forget a plastic gift card; this is an invaluable gift she’ll treasure for a lifetime! Made in the U.S.A. and created by native Israeli and Judaica artist Tamara Baskin, this mezuzah consists of a graphic design rich with important symbols such as the Tree of Life and Star of David fused onto a moss-green glass plate. A mezuzah scroll and mounting tape are included to make installation easy.
Available in three sophisticated colors, this high-quality and cruelty-free faux leather journal will provide a welcome refuge for the thoughts of a young friend or family member beginning her journey into womanhood. This refillable journal is a highly practical yet elegant Bat Mitzvah gift that will nourish her spirit and encourage moments of prayer and reflection. Its small size, durable cover, and travel-friendly magnetic clasp make it great for a girl on the go! Include an set of refill pages to she won’t run out of space.
Crafted from stylish silk and embroidered with the words “Bat Mitzvah” in both Hebrew and English, this made-in-Israel jewelry chest will provide a special place for her most valued belongings while reminding her of the day she officially entered adulthood. Two drawers and a top compartment ensure plenty of space for her rings, bracelets, and necklaces. The stunning attention to detail and sweet pink and green floral design of this jewelry box would make any Bat Mitzvah eager to display it in her room.
A pretty and ultra-dainty choice for the fashionista! Set on a slender rolo chain, the pure silver pendant combines the Jewish Star of David and the evil eye into a single eye-catching design, outlined in bright blue enamel. She’s sure to like its understated beauty and appreciate the reminder of protection and Jewish identity it provides. You’ll appreciate the quality craftsmanship and convenient price of this Bat Mitzvah gift.
Customized gifts are always a fabulous way to remind the Bat Mitzvah girl of how important she is to you. On this sterling-silver bangle, you’ll be able to request her name and the date of her Bat Mitzvah to be stamped onto hammered discs displayed next to a Star of David pendant. Your choice of a crystal or pearl accent pendant finishes the striking design. The bracelet is delivered in a presentation box for an effortless present that she will adore.
Encourage the tween girls you know to save for their bright future with a personalized ceramic bank. A symbolic gift to recognize their increasing independence, this earthenware bank can be customized with her name and an array of meaningful symbols, including a cross, an olive branch, and an anchor. You can even add a heartfelt message congratulating the special girl. When the bank is full, withdrawing money is quick and easy using the rubber stopper at the bottom. A complimentary gift box adds a finishing touch to this chic, grown-up version of her childhood piggy bank.