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Chanukah is a joyous celebration of family, freedom, and light. During this year's Festival of Lights, we light the first candle on Thursday, December 10 and the final candle on Thursday, December 17. We have 8 nights of exciting events and programs for you and your family to enjoy. We hope you will join us to kindle your inner light!

ThursdayThu, 10 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Light the Candles with Miss Ronni (1st Night of Chanukah)

Thursday, Dec 10th 6:00p to 6:30pJoin Ronni Graf, our Early Learning Center Director on Facebook Live at 6:00 pm to light candles for the first night of Chanukah!
Click here to watch on Facebook Live.

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FridayFri, 11 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Shabbat Celebration of Chanukah: Kindle Your Inner Light (2nd Night of Chanukah)

Friday, Dec 11th 7:00p to 9:00pJoin us virtually for this special musical celebration of Chanukah and Shabbat! Grab your menorah and tune in for an evening that will inspire you to kindle your inner light through music and prayer, virtual participation of many of our congregants through video, photos, a hilarious telling of the Chanukah story, menorah lighting and more! You can watch on Facebook Live, our Livestream, or on YouTube!

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SundaySun, 13 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Candlelighting with Rabbi Jessica and Cantor Lori (4th Night of Chanukah)

Sunday, Dec 13th 6:00p to 6:45pJoin Rabbi Jessica and Cantor Lori to celebrate the fourth night of Chanukah on Temple Beth El's Facebook page. Click here to watch on Facebook Live.

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MondayMon, 14 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Inner Light Meditation with Rabbi Amy Pessah (5th Night of Chanukah)

Monday, Dec 14th 7:00p to 7:45pJoin Rabbi Amy Pessah for a Chanukah candlelighting and meditation. Watch on Facebook Live or our website.

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TuesdayTue, 15 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Everything is Awesome Chanukah Skit (6th Night of Chanukah)

Tuesday, Dec 15th 5:00p to 6:00p"Everything is Awesome" as they say in Lego world. Our Lego friends (AKA Clergy!) will help us spread the light of Chanukah in this adorable skit for Early Childhood. Watch on Facebook Live or our website.

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WednesdayWed, 16 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Vodka and Latkes with Brotherhood, a Virtual Chanukah Celebration (7th Night of Chanukah)

Wednesday, Dec 16th 7:30p to 9:00pLast year we had scotch in the sukkah, and now it’s time for Vodka and Latkes! Join the Temple Beth El Brotherhood in celebrating Chanukah with some delicious latkes accompanied by a vodka tasting led by Rabbi Greg Weisman.
$30/person includes delivery of a gift bag. Click here to register.

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ThursdayThu, 17 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Light the Candles with Rabbi Dan (8th Night of Chanukah)

Thursday, Dec 17th 6:00p to 6:45pJoin Rabbi Dan Levin to celebrate the final night of Chanukah on Temple Beth El's Facebook page. Click here to watch on Facebook Live.

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SundaySun, 1 NovNovember, 2020

 
 
Sisterhood and Early Learning Center Latke Sale

Sunday, Nov 1st (All day)Sisterhood and the Beth El Early Learning Center have teamed up to sell these delicious, crispy potato latkes which we have sold for over 10 years, and the demand grows each year!

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TuesdayTue, 1 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Lunch and Learn: Haftarah, Chanukah and History

Tuesday, Dec 1st 12:00p to 1:00p“Furious they assailed us,” goes the third line of the Chanukah song Maoz Tsur. This class will delve into who is they, what changes to Judaism occurred during this time, how Jerusalem and the Second Temple and Jewish leadership was impacted and what remains of those days in this time of Chanukah.
Join by clicking this link: https://tbeboca-org.zoom.us/j/94847725783
Or, for audio only, dial 1 (312) 626-6799 or 1 (646) 558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 948 4772 5783

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WednesdayWed, 2 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Chanukah Cooking Class with Special Guest "Cantor in the Kitch" - Cantor Leslie Niren, with Cantor Lori Brock and Rabbi Jessica Mates

Wednesday, Dec 2nd 7:30p to 8:30pCantor Brock and Rabbi Mates join their friend Cantor Leslie Niren for a fun evening of recipes, catching up and putting their own spin on the Chanukah classics.
You can watch on Facebook Live and our Website.

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TuesdayTue, 8 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Lunch and Learn: Haftarah, Chanukah and History

Tuesday, Dec 8th 12:00p to 1:00p“Furious they assailed us,” goes the third line of the Chanukah song Maoz Tsur. This class will delve into who is they, what changes to Judaism occurred during this time, how Jerusalem and the Second Temple and Jewish leadership was impacted and what remains of those days in this time of Chanukah.
Join by clicking this link: https://tbeboca-org.zoom.us/j/94847725783
Or, for audio only, dial 1 (312) 626-6799 or 1 (646) 558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 948 4772 5783

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ThursdayThu, 10 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Light the Candles with Miss Ronni (1st Night of Chanukah)

Thursday, Dec 10th 6:00p to 6:30pJoin Ronni Graf, our Early Learning Center Director on Facebook Live at 6:00 pm to light candles for the first night of Chanukah!
Click here to watch on Facebook Live.

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FridayFri, 11 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Shabbat Celebration of Chanukah: Kindle Your Inner Light (2nd Night of Chanukah)

Friday, Dec 11th 7:00p to 9:00pJoin us virtually for this special musical celebration of Chanukah and Shabbat! Grab your menorah and tune in for an evening that will inspire you to kindle your inner light through music and prayer, virtual participation of many of our congregants through video, photos, a hilarious telling of the Chanukah story, menorah lighting and more! You can watch on Facebook Live, our Livestream, or on YouTube!

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SundaySun, 13 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Candlelighting with Rabbi Jessica and Cantor Lori (4th Night of Chanukah)

Sunday, Dec 13th 6:00p to 6:45pJoin Rabbi Jessica and Cantor Lori to celebrate the fourth night of Chanukah on Temple Beth El's Facebook page. Click here to watch on Facebook Live.

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MondayMon, 14 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Inner Light Meditation with Rabbi Amy Pessah (5th Night of Chanukah)

Monday, Dec 14th 7:00p to 7:45pJoin Rabbi Amy Pessah for a Chanukah candlelighting and meditation. Watch on Facebook Live or our website.

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TuesdayTue, 15 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Lunch and Learn: Haftarah, Chanukah and History

Tuesday, Dec 15th 12:00p to 1:00p“Furious they assailed us,” goes the third line of the Chanukah song Maoz Tsur. This class will delve into who is they, what changes to Judaism occurred during this time, how Jerusalem and the Second Temple and Jewish leadership was impacted and what remains of those days in this time of Chanukah.
Join by clicking this link: https://tbeboca-org.zoom.us/j/94847725783
Or, for audio only, dial 1 (312) 626-6799 or 1 (646) 558-8656 and enter the Meeting ID: 948 4772 5783

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TuesdayTue, 15 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Special Session with Rachel Korazim: The Great Hebrew Poets Chanukah Gala

Tuesday, Dec 15th 2:00p to 3:00pJoin beloved Israeli teacher Rachel Korazim for a special Chanukah edition of her weekly class that delves into the poetry of Israel and the country that shapes its poets. This class is sponsored by Temple Beth El and an anonymous sponsor.
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89113942336, Passcode: 866817

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TuesdayTue, 15 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Everything is Awesome Chanukah Skit (6th Night of Chanukah)

Tuesday, Dec 15th 5:00p to 6:00p"Everything is Awesome" as they say in Lego world. Our Lego friends (AKA Clergy!) will help us spread the light of Chanukah in this adorable skit for Early Childhood. Watch on Facebook Live or our website.

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WednesdayWed, 16 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Vodka and Latkes with Brotherhood, a Virtual Chanukah Celebration (7th Night of Chanukah)

Wednesday, Dec 16th 7:30p to 9:00pLast year we had scotch in the sukkah, and now it’s time for Vodka and Latkes! Join the Temple Beth El Brotherhood in celebrating Chanukah with some delicious latkes accompanied by a vodka tasting led by Rabbi Greg Weisman.
$30/person includes delivery of a gift bag. Click here to register.

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ThursdayThu, 17 DecDecember, 2020

 
 
Light the Candles with Rabbi Dan (8th Night of Chanukah)

Thursday, Dec 17th 6:00p to 6:45pJoin Rabbi Dan Levin to celebrate the final night of Chanukah on Temple Beth El's Facebook page. Click here to watch on Facebook Live.

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