The pandemic means that we will celebrate differently this year but celebrate we will! Here is the schedule of Hanukkah events planned in collaboration with Rabba Kaya, the Hebrew School, and community members. All welcome!
Please note: all events will take place on Zoom unless a separate location is given. To receive Zoom information, check Temple Israel’s weekly emails, register using the links below or contact the office. The same Zoom link will be used for every night except Friday, December 11 (Shabbes Tisch, Theme of Light.)
Print the events list out and post this on your fridge!
Thursday, December 10, first night of Hanukkah – 6:00 pm candle lighting.
Friday, December 11, Shabbat and second night of Hanukkah – 6:00 pm candle lighting.
Saturday, December 12, third night of Hanukkah:
|Sunday, December 13, fourth night of Hanukkah – 5:30 pm candle lighting with the participation of the Jewish Clergy Association of New Hampshire (JCANH). Register for this free event to receive the Zoom information.|
|Monday, December 14, fifth night of Hanukkah – 6:00 pm candle lighting hosted by congregant Karen Mott. Register for this free event to receive the Zoom information.|
Tuesday, December 15, sixth night of Hanukkah – 6:00 pm candle lighting and singing with Fran Berman.
Note: If our state’s Covid status has reverted back to orange, Fran will light the Hands of Hope menorah in the courtyard and lead a singalong there. Details and reservation protocol will be announced prior to the date. Register for this free event to receive the Zoom information.
Wednesday, December 16, seventh night of Hanukkah:
|Thursday, December 17, eighth night of Hanukkah – 6:00 pm Interfaith candle lighting with Rabba Kaya and guest clergy from the Portsmouth Ministerium. Register for Zoom information|
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