Chanukah (also spelled Hanukkah/Chanukkah – plus any way you wish), meaning “dedication” in Hebrew, refers to the joyous eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Macabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and “re-dedication” of the Temple in Jerusalem. The modern home celebration of Hanukkah centers around the lighting of the chanukiah, a special menorah for Chanukah; unique foods, latkes and jelly doughnuts; and special songs and games.
Join us for our 5778/2017 Temple-Wide Chanukah celebrations!
- Friday, December 15 – Beginning at 6:00 PM – Family Shabbat & Chanukah Dinner & Service
RSVP online or contact Faye Kotler with any questions.
- Sunday, December 17 – 3:00 – 6:00 PM – Chanukahpalooza – A Chanukah Program for All Ages
RSVP online or contact Jamie Mafdali with any questions.