Chanukah 2021

December 3, 2021, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Join Temple Israel, Chavaya, Kehillah, and Camp Pinebrook, for a Chanukah Celebration and Festivities with a Kehillah Sing-a-Long, hot chocolate, apple cider and sufganiyot (jelly donuts), a community menorah lighting and Shabbat Service, rounding out with your “grab & go dinner” to bring home, if you were able to order one!

The Giving Tree
In the spirit of Chanukah, the Giving Tree was launched and leaves area available in person, or you can click here to find out other options like donating and/or visiting the Amazon wishlist. Please consider this worthwhile cause.


Sufganiyot Making Kits (Jelly Donuts) ORDERING IS NOW CLOSED
Kits which were already ordered, can be picked up on the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday, November 30th between 2:00-6:00pm
  • Wednesday, December 1st between 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday, December 2nd between 9:00am-6:00pm

Questions? Contact Rebecca Elkus-Ferst


Shabbat / Chanukah Celebration – THIS Friday, December 3rd
5:30 pm Kehillah Sing-a-Long
5:50 pm Hot chocolate/Apple Cider & Sufganiyot (jelly donuts)
6:00 pm Community Menorah Lighting and Shabbat Service
6:30 pm “Grab & Go Dinner” pickups for those who pre-ordered. Families who attend will also receive a Chanukah activity bag.


Blood Drive – An Act of Chesed (Kindness)
On Sunday, December 5, 2021, 9:00 am – 1:30 pm, you have the opportunity to give blood at Beth El Synagogue Center (1324 North Avenue, New Rochelle) in cooperation with Temple Israel of New Rochelle. Click here for more details.


Chanukah Videos!
Join Cantor Schloss in celebrating the favorites!
Cantor Schloss’ First Night Blessings for Chanukah
Chanukah Catch
Dreidel Song
Oh Chanukah