Hanukkah Shops Making the Season Brighter

Let the gift exchanging and dreidel games begin—Hanukkah is almost here! Before Dec. 12 rolls around, get creative with the decorating and gift shopping. These Hanukkah shops on Long Island and in New York City are great places to help make the Festival of Lights even brighter.

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Judaica of Great Neck, Great Neck

Judaica carries goods for all Hanukkah needs, including both traditional and contemporary menorahs and decorative plates. The store, located in the heart of Great Neck, also carries a wide variety of artwork and silverware perfect for spicing up the holiday or giving as a gift. Address: 581 Middle Neck Rd | Phone: 516-482-4729 Click to shop

Unique Judaica, Syosset

This Syosset shop sells a selection of holiday gifts, religious art and fine jewelry. Expect to find distinctive menorahs, including a “crystal tree of life” menorah and a stainless steel electric menorah. In terms of gifts, think a sterling silver hamsa charm or a 14-karat gold chai charm. Address: 216 Jericho Tpke | Phone: 516-364-8311 Click to shop

Bon Bons Chocolatier, Huntington

Those looking for fun holiday decorations rather than exclusively religious paraphernalia, should head to Bon Bons Chocolatier. The Huntington shop has specialty Hanukkah-themed items, including plates, bowls, napkins and toys. Plus, it’s hard to resist a chocolate dreidel or a menorah-shaped chocolate lollipop. Address: 319 Main St | Phone: 631-549-1059 Click to shop

Jewish Museum Shop, Manhattan

Take a trip to Manhattan’s Jewish Museum to explore the rich history of Jewish art and culture. (Peter Shire’s Menorah #7 is back on display this season.) On the way out, hit the gift shop for a little Hanukkah shopping. Choose from menorahs, candles, dreidels, Hanukkah cards and books. Address: 5th Ave & East 92nd St | Phone: 212-423-3333 Click to shop

Zion Lion, Roslyn and Huntington

Traditional, artistic and even inflatable menorahs in the shape of a bear is what you’ll find at Zion Lion. The shop also sells candles, holiday cards, jewelry, books and children’s toys. Don’t forget to browse the artwork—they all make for creative gifts. Roslyn Address: 390 Willis Avenue | Phone: 516-437-5466 || Huntington Address: 444 West Jericho Turnpike | Phone: 631-549-5155 Click to shop

Yussel’s Place Judaica Gifts and Art, Merrick

Yussel’s Place takes Hanukkah to another level. In addition to candles, children’s books, dreidels and menorahs, Yussel’s also offers a variety of Hanukkah-themed kitchenware, paper goods and decorations. Hanukkah cookie cutters, hand towels, latke flippers and napkins are the perfect touch. There’s even Hanukkah apparel: baby’s bibs, silk ties and dreidel leggings. Address: 30A Merrick Ave | Phone: (516) 223-7050 Click to go