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Happy Chanukah!

Welcome to our Chanukah Minisite! Feel free to take a look around, see our upcoming events and learn about the miracle of Chanukah!

Olive Press for Kids
Virtual Community Menorah Lighting
Menorah Lighting
Drive By Chanukah
Menorah Lighting
Adults & Teens
Chanukah Party
Chanukah Celebration!
Menorah Lighting
Virtual Jewish Women's Circle
The Miracle of Chanukah
Chanukah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights, ” celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods. The Hebrew word Chanukah means “dedication, ” and is thus named because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple. Chanukah begins on the eve of Kislev 25 and continues for eight days.
Upcoming events
Dec. 13, 2020
Open to men, women and children! Featuring: The carving of a giant ICE Menorah! Special ICE sculpture demo, followed by a Grand ICE Menorah Lighting. Latkes! Donuts! Music! Gelt! Free of ...
Dec. 13, 2020
Take a picture with a 6 Foot Ice Menorah and pick up a festive Chanukah bag filled with donuts, latkes and crafts to enjoy at home! Two drive by time slots ...
Dec. 13, 2020
Grand Menorah Lighting • Songs • Latkes • Donuts Please come dressed warmly. Social distance and masks will be adhered to.
Dec. 15, 2020
Create. Discover. Enjoy. • Enjoy A DIY Candle Making Workshop • Women’s Menorah Lighting • Learn the Lessons of Light, Hope & Resilience Reserve your Candle Making Kit & Chanukah Women’s ...