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Chanukah Happenings

CHANUKAH HAPPENINGS

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with us!

SECOND SATURDAYS CELEBRATES CHANUKAH

Ages: 3-8 years and their families
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with us and Mainstages as we explore the meaning of the holiday with Shabbat story time, games, craft stations, and a performance! Advance registration is required.

  • 10:30am: Interactive Chanukah games
  • 10:45am: Shabbat family songs, crafts, and PJ Library story time
  • 11:30am: “Maya’s Metaverse for Chanukah,” an interactive performance
  • 12:15pm: Closing activity

Saturday, December 10
10:30am-12:30pm
$36 members per family / $50 nonmembers per family
Register

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT: COMMUNITY CHANUKAH CELEBRATION

Celebrate the first night of Chanukah at our second annual event with activities, sufganiyot, latkes, hot cocoa, gelt, and candle lighting!

  • 3-4pm: Festival led by Shevet Gefen Israeli Scouts
  • 4-5pm: Musical performances and community candle lighting

Help support SJJCC’s Community Needs Bank by bringing a canned item.

At Sid Jacobson JCC
Sunday, December 18
Register

In partnership with

  • Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation
  • Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore
  • Schechter School of Long Island
  • Shelter Rock Jewish Center
  • Shevet Gefen
  • Temple Beth-El of Great Neck
  • Temple Beth Israel Port Washington
  • Temple Beth Sholom
  • Temple Beth Torah
  • Temple Judea
CANDLE LIGHTINGS

Join us in the SJJCC lobby to light the menorah!

  • Monday, December 19: Accounting and Marketing Departments
  • Tuesday, December 20: Center for Community Engagement volunteers
  • Wednesday, December 21: Bernice & Ira Waldbaum Family Children’s Center – Youth after-school enrichments, Buslik/Levy Teen Services Center, and Gershwind/Jacobson Health + Wellness Center
  • Thursday, December 22: Vocational Life Skills Training Center Program Without Walls and Social Club
  • Friday, December 23: SJJCC Maintenance staff

Susan Berman

VP Community Engagement

(516) 484-1545 x202

Susan received a master’s from Touro College and is an experienced community organizer with high impact volunteer engagement in the greater Jewish community. Prior to joining SJJCC, Susan was working…

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