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Hanukkah Celebration – Beginning at 5:30 PM
December 15 @ 5:30 pm
Hanukkah Celebration Schedule:
Toy Drive Gift Wrapping (5:30-6:00 and 6:30-8:00 PM) Sign Up
Stop by the temple house to help wrap gifts for the annual toy drive. We are teaming up with the Bronx Defenders to provide families with gifts this season. You can select a gift to purchase here, and bring the gift with you to wrap, or you can drop off your unwrapped gift by the security desk in the Temple House on December 14 or 15 with a note saying which child it is for. You can help make children’s holidays a little bit sweeter this year by participating.
During this time, children will also be able to write letters to officials about supporting the Dream Act and other pertinent policy issues.
Special ECC Program (5:30-6:00 PM) RSVP
Join the ECC for crafts and mini sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts) in the temple house.
Community Candle Lighting (6:00-6:30 PM)
Bring your menorah to our community candle lighting in the temple house lobby where we will say the blessings and light up the night!
Dinner For Families (6:30 PM) RSVP
Enjoy salmon, pasta, latkes, sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts), and a dreidel contest! Light up the night at our community candle lighting, and join us for tasty latkes and jelly doughnuts at our family dinner! RSVP for dinner here.
Shabbat Evening Services (6:30 PM)
Join us in the chapel and stay for a special oneg shabbat in the lobby (7:45 PM).
Night of Action- CBE Refugee Task Force
Continue with service by stopping by our table to write and/or sign letters in support of continued Temporary Protected Status and in response to the refugee resettlement cap. Your letters will be hand delivered to representatives. Postcards and other family friendly templates will be provided so all can participate.