Hanukkah Happenings


JValley Hanukkah Events  – See all

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Embrace a Family

with Jewish Family Services
Once again, we are partnering with Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley to fulfill the Hanukkah  and holiday wishes of families and seniors who would otherwise go without gifts. More info

Community-Wide hanukkah Lighting (offsite)

Thursday, December 2, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
The Pruneyard Shopping Center, Main Stage, Campbell
Join synagogues, preschool and day school families, and JCC and PJ Library friends on the 4th night of Chanukah, for a short concert of Lior Ben-Hur, songs by Yavneh students, and a reading of the just-released Larry’s Latkes by local PJ Library author Jenna Waldman, and a thank you to our community leaders for being the LIGHT in this dark period of pandemic! WIth words from Campbell’s Vice Mayor Paul Resnikoff, with appreciation for Jeff Warwick’s custom-made menorah. View Flyer

Light It Up with Lior! (Sanctuary/Zoom/Youtube)

Friday, December 3, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
It is Hanukkah! Please join us for an engaging musical service, including songs for Hanukkah, with special guest Lior Ben Hur, as we welcome Shabbat and Hanukkah into our homes and into our hearts. If you can’t attend in person, the service will still be presented online! To connect with Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87011389838?pwd=NkVvaGlMOC9HVzZrS1hFR0NjQkhOZz09 To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 870 1138 9838, Passcode: 720319. Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/congregationbethdavid

Shabbat Hanukkah (sanctuary/zoom)

Saturday, December 4, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Join us for services and stay for lunch. Proof of vaccination will be required for everyone who is vaccine-eligible (see full requirements) Pre-registration will only be required to reserve a box lunch for kiddush lunch. Walk-ins may be invited space and food permitting. Limited seating will be available in the Social Hall (48 persons) and Sukkah Patio (56 persons), or you may take your lunch home. Sign up by Thursday at 4:00pm:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c48a5aa28a5f5cf8-october


Beth David & Ramah Galim Hanukkah / Havdalah Event at the Handelsmans (Offsite/Zoom)

Saturday, December 4, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Along with our friends at Camp Ramah Galim and USY, we are excited to celebrate Hanukkah with you on Saturday, December 4th from 6-8pm PST! Please let us know if you are planning to join us by filling out this form: https://form.jotform.com/Moses_Alli/GalimHanukkah This event will take place outdoors and we kindly ask that all attendees be masked at all times (except when eating). We also require that attendees who are eligible be vaccinated. We look forward to seeing you there! Space is limited. To connect with Zoom https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84406007549?pwd=N2Q5eWE3V1pPcmtjYTR1MHhQMmJxUT09, To connect by phone, call (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 844 0600 7549, Passcode: 753453

Online Religious School – Hanukkah Program (Zoom)

Sunday, December 5, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
For 1st – 7th Graders
For more information and to register your child, visit www.beth-david.org/youth-education/

Hazak Hanukkah Extravaganza (Social Hall)

Sunday, December 5, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
A delightful evening celebrating the 8th night of Hanukkah. Enjoy the company of your friends, as we light the Hanukkiah together and then enjoy the singing of the Vocal Capital Barbershop Quartet and have tasty sufganiyot. RSVP required! Email hazak@beth-david.org by December 2.

Celebration of Light (offsite)

Saturday, December 11, 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Blaney Plaza, Saratoga Village, Saratoga
Join the City of Saratoga and the Saratoga Ministerial Association to build community and celebrate the diversity of Saratoga with light—a symbol of hope, joy, and faith across cultures. More information