Things to do to Celebrate Chanukah

Chanukah is one of the favorite Jewish holidays for all.  We get to celebrate for 8 days, sing songs, play dreidel games and wolf down latkes and jelly doughnuts!

mazelmoments would like to share some special Chanukah parties taking place near you.


25th Annual Matzoball – Capitale, 130 Bowery, NY, NY

Capitale 25th Annual Matzoball NYDate:                December 24

Time:               Starts at 8pm

Cost:                $30 (Register at 

CCF New York: Cultural Center for French Jews, Zanger Hall

347 West 34 Street  Between 8th & 9th

Date:                December 13

Time:               7 PM

Description:     Wine tasting on the theme: ” 8 Cabernet for 8 Chanukah nights.”  More Wines from all over the world Cocktail tasting Cheese tasting and Donuts tasting By Cafe Roma Jewish Jazz Live! Chanukah expo! Get your complimentary Chanukah kit.

Cost:               $18 online pre-registration only

$25 online (register at

$36 at the door


Congregation Beth Judah, Ventnor, NJ 

Congregation Beth JudahDate:                Sunday, December 4

Time:               11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Description:     Chanukah Bazaar

Highlights:       Special Gift Shop items, Chanukah scrapbooking, Clay Station for children, Buffet lunch

Cost:                only for lunch

Children           YES

Singles              YES

Temple Beth Or – 56 Ridgewood Rd. in the Township of Washington 

Date:                 December 18

Time:                 11:15 a.m. until 12:30 p.m

Description:       Come Have Fun Celebrating Chanukah With Your Preschooler   

There will be stories, songs, crafts and refreshments.  The eight-day festival of Chanukah celebrates the re-dedication of the holy Temple in Jerusalem following the Jewish victory over the Syrian-Greeks in 165 B.C.E.

Cost:                 FREE

To reserve places for the special Chanukah celebration, please call the synagogue at  201 664 7422, ext. 10, by Wed., Dec. 14.   You also may save spots by emailing


Malverne Jewish Center, Malverne, NY

Date:                Tues evening, Dec 20th

Time:               5:30 Menorah lighting, 6:30 Chanukah Dinner/Party

Description:     communal candlelighting & songs, dinner/party

Highlights:       songs, games/prizes

Cost:                $23.00 per person Plus one grab bag gift (no more than value $5.00), 1 food item for Hatzilu

Children           Yes children welcome

Singles             Yes singles welcome


Congregation Agudas Israel, 290 North Street, Newburgh, NY 1255

Date:                December 11, 2011

Time:               4-7PM

Description:     Joint Hanukkah celebration between Congregation Agudas Israel (Conservative), Temple Beth Jacob (Reform) and Newburgh Jewish Community Center.  Support from the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County

Highlights:       Kugel’s amazing Chanukkah Adventure and a delicious “latke bar”

Cost:                $10 suggested donation

Children           Yes

Singles             Yes

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