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Ahuva have gone far and wide to bring the best selection of presents that are both desirable for thirteen year old boys but also meaningful for parents. The challenge with many gifts is that those most exciting to boys are the least significant to parents. We have managed to strike that balance with our product range to please both parents and boys alike. All of our gifts can be gift wrapped and personalised with engraving. Just tell us what you want and we’ll see what we can do. Our thousands of happy customers show that our commitment is to your happiness.
Naturally, we have a full range of invitations for your thirteen year old’s upcoming event. In a modern age where so much is electronic, giving a paper invitation, carefully selected and prepared, is a special touch of tradition. Our range includes some fun, cartoon options as well as more traditional and formal cards. Each comes with a set of envelopes and some come with RSVP cards and thank you cards; all coordinated in the same theme.
We also have a range of novelty items to add a bit of fun – and chocolate – to your event! We have number 13 table decorations made from chocolate that come wrapped with a ribbon and even a personalized chocolate invitation. This genuine chocolate bar has been personalized to include the details of your event. That’s one out of the box! We also have silk invitations that looks like small talitot (prayer shawls) for something with a touch of tradition and novelty. Another key item for the event is the bencher (blessing books) which is used to recite the blessing after you’ve eaten the meal. Jews like to thank G-d before and after eating and the blessings after the meal are so long they require their own little book. We can personalize these books to suit any tastes and have a full range of benchers from modern to traditional.
One law for boys who turn 13 is that they need to put on their tefillin. We have a full range of these items as well as the necessary accessories. These are the black boxes he attaches each morning to his head and his arm. They are sometimes called phylacteries in English but this word is even less know than the traditional Hebrew word of ‘tefilin’. Accessories for tefilin are also available. These include small mirrors to ensure that the head tefilin is place right between the boy’s eyes. Because it’s impossible to see this place, a small mirror is very useful. It needs to be carefully place between the eyes to ensure that the mitzvah is done in the best possible way. Another accessory is the tefilin bag that is used to carry the tefilin and keep them both safe and secure. While people aren’t likely to steal someone’s tefilin, most tefilin look the same so having a distinct bag is a good way for people to know which set is theirs. We also have a range of memory items such as a memory book for all the guests to write special messages as they enter the event. Gift boards are a great idea. Like the memory book or memory album, they are a special item that people can write on as they enter and it can then be hung in the boy’s room as a reminder of the special day.
For those looking to give something more meaningful, we have a range of presents that will make your boy a mensch! One such example is a Charity Box (Tzedakeh Box) which the boy can use to start in the habit of giving charity. This is a habit that should last the boy's entire life and at his 13th birthday, when he is likely to get money as a gift, it's a perfect time to start the habit. We also stock a range of Box Sets which contain a talit, a yah (hand) for reading from the Torah and a talit clip for the prayer shawl. Giving your boy these new items will inspire him to perform the mitzvot (Commandments) with items that belong to him.