Presents to lock down with
Eight beautifully decorated handmade vegetarian cookies that were put right on your door during the eight days of Hanukkah – if they last that long. £ 28, www.bakedbysteph.co.uk
Socks are underestimated – surprise them with these super soft socks made of bamboo and organic cotton for one of those special evenings. £ 7.95, www.wearethought.com
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With parties off the agenda, at least for now, teens can use these DIY kits to perfect the art of ice-rolling for themselves. There is a vegan wrapper for sale (£ 59.95) as well as the plate only (£ 39.95).
Food for thought
Peas, Love and Carrots, the debut cookbook from the famous blogger Danielle Renov (published by ArtScoll), inspired by its Ashkephardic roots, with 250+ recipes and rave reviews. £ 34.75, available in various bookstores and at www.lehmanns.co.uk
This beautiful dessert board with a hardwood marble effect and the words “Chocolate makes me happy” would certainly make me happy. £ 18, www.thanksjudaica.com
Say Chanukah Sameach with this kit that includes a box of candles and matches that can be personalized, as well as a laminated bracha card. £ 7.50, https://equal.kisharon.org.uk A children’s kit is also available online for £ 10 and the NW11 shop is stocked with loads of Hanukkah gifts.
As the head of a gang of donut thieves, you must help them get the cream of the crop from the Holesome Indoughstries factory while avoiding Rivas. Donut Dash is suitable for two to four players, ages 8+. £ 34.99, www.thedarkimp.com
Now your pooch can get festive too – or at least wear this machine-washable Donuts are Life bandana. £ 5.99,
A Few Wise Words, edited and compiled by Peter Mukherjee (Amersham Publishing), contains success stories and inspirational advice from 22 exceptional people, including the late Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Stephen Fry, Sir Clive Woodward and Joanna Lumley. £ 20,
From Beder’s Kitchen is a charity cookbook that is a collection of recipes and reflections from 90 amazing foodies from around the world, including Yotam Ottolenghi and Gordon Ramsay, and TV chefs.
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This vintage-style Haynes DIY project has everything you need to build your own working AM / FM radio. £ 19.99,
We all need a little cheer, and what could be nicer than seeing again how nobody puts Jennifer Gray’s (cute Jewish) baby in a corner? The 30th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Dirty Dancing DVD is available at all good retailers and online, including Amazon, RRP £ 7 (Blu-ray £ 9.99).
Travel may be interrupted for now, but we can still get some inspiration before our next trips with these beautiful prints of Miami and elsewhere from two top travel bloggers. From € 5.99 at www.etsy.com/de/shop/TravelPrintStoreCo
At a time when we are more polarized than ever before, Humans by Brandon Stanton – from Humans of New York – connects us with the fascinating stories of people from all over the world. Published by Pan Macmillan and available in all good bookstores, RRP £ 25.