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December 25, 2024 - January 2, 2025
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Happy Chanukah!

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

 
Olive Press for Kids
Chanukah Wonderland
Menorah Lighting
Public Menorah Lighting
Menorah Lighting
JRCC Chanukah Guide
Chanukah Party
Community Chanukah Parties
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
Apr. 29, 2024
Yizkor, a special memorial prayer for the departed, is recited in the synagogue four times a year, following the Torah reading on the last day of Passover, on the second day of Shavuot, on ...
Apr. 30, 2024
Initiated by the Baal Shem Tov, it is customary to end Passover with a feast dedicated to the imminent redemption. At your local JRCC branch. Details and times will be posted at ...
May. 02, 2024
Each of the JRCC branches will Host a Post-Pesach Challah bake. Open for women and girls of all ages! Register at www.jrcc.org/ChallahBake