Lighting candles is an important part of the festival, as light conveys the message of religious, national and cultural liberty. The lighting is accompanied by the chanting of the prayers and singing carols. It gives a new force to the people’s faith. Therefore gifting candles can be the perfect option for the Seventh day of Hanukkah Gifts and presents. Along with the candles and the lighters, menorahs can also be one of the ideal gifts which help to follow the simple religious rituals.
Menorahs come in all shapes and sizes. The flames are separated in such a way that it resembles a pagan bonfire. They also look similar to the holy Temple’s menorah. They are available in diverse variety made up of different materials depending on the believer.
Seventh day of Hanukkah gifts and presents also consist of the delicacies made up of oil which is long associated with Hanukkah. These delicacies made in oil, are a reminder of the oil which burned for the eight consecutive days in the altar. Sufganiyot or jelly doughnuts and latkes are very popular as they appear in different funny shapes.
According to the tradition the gifts must comprise of a dreidel game. On each side of the dreidel a different Hebrew letter is inscribed. The dreidel is used as a gambling game in which each letter represents a different amount of money won or lost. Dreidel is commonly used by the kids. The classic four-sided spinning tops are available in wooden, plastics, or in the proverbial clay.
Apart from their religious connotations, seventh day of Hanukkah gifts and presents can include Hanukkah puzzles, scrapbooks, greeting cards, bingo games, Hanukkah stationery and wallpapers. Music is also the most enjoyable part of Hanukkah ceremony and hence people like to give DVD offerings which include Israeli and Jewish religious songs.
People want their home to look bright and colorful during Hanukkah and therefore cherish an item of decoration as seventh day of Hanukkah gifts and presents. Outdoor and indoor lights, animated displays, Happy Hanukkah banners, Hanukkah bushes decorated with small lights and colorful papers etc. are some of the great presents that the recipients will surely admire.
Other seventh day of Hanukkah gifts and presents can be Havdalah, Memorial lights, kosher scrolls, Wine Fountain set, various sculptures, art forms, home accessories, wall art and adds something new to the Hanukkah gift-giving. Hanukkah is a time for Jewish families to rejoice, play games, give gifts and light the candles. It celebrates the triumph over religious persecution and the privilege of 2,000-year-old miracle. Thereby Hanukkah is confirmed as a feast for the purification and is simply called a day of ‘the purification of the Temple’. Exchanging gifts marks the celebration of the victory of personal and spiritual.