Celebrate Chanukah with Your Emanu-El Community!
The flames of the Chanukah menorah are a symbol of Jewish identity and continuity. We light the menorah for eight days to remember the miracle of the human spirit, honor the light of rededication and the Maccabees who put their trust in God.
And if you’re looking for Tzedek gift ideas this Chanukah, look no further than our list compiled by none other than our Senior Rabbi Beth Singer
Pop-Up Neighborhood Menorah Lightings
Wednesday, December 5
Laurel Village Chanukah Lighting (outside of Books Inc.)
6:00 – 6:20 pm
Join your Emanu-El clergy as we celebrate with music, singing, candle lighting, & Chanukah treats! We‘ll be giving out dreidels too!
Thursday, December 6 (two opportunities!)
Noe Valley Chanukah Lighting
6:00 – 6:20 pm
West Parklet: 24th Street between Noe & Sanchez, in front of Just for Fun.
We will have a large menorah, music and treats. All are welcome!
Marin Chanukah Lighting with Cantor Marsha Attie
Tiburon Fountain Plaza (across from Servino’s Restaurant, 9 Maine Street)
6:00 – 6:20 pm
Please join in with us as we celebrate with music, singing, candle lighting, & treats.
Chanukah Service and Dinner
(Combining First Friday Under Five and One Shabbat; no Classic Shabbat service)
Friday, December 7
Pre-oneg: 5:30 pm
Brief service: 6:00 pm
Followed by Chanukah dinner and entertainment. This year, we’ll have a clown/juggler artist who will spend time before and after making balloons for the kids.
Please bring your Chanukiot to light with the community.
Update 12/7 – *We have now reached capacity for the Chanukah dinner and registration is closed.
Thursday, December 13
7:00 – 10:00 pm
Join the Tribe for Men at our annual Chanukah Night Out. We will be eating pizza, playing poker, and giving gelt. And no, we didn’t forget about the onsite Bourbon! After registration, you will receive an email with details and instructions for the special celebration. Please note this is for dads only, no kids. Address given upon registration.
Questions? Contact Rebecca Reiner at email@example.com
Sunday, December 9
5:00-7:00 pm: Dinner at a private home (brisket, roasted veggies, latkes and sufganiyot from Wise Sons)
6:30 pm: Light candles
7:00 pm: Head over to SFJAZZ
7:30 pm: Jazz Mafia Accomplices
Join the Emanu-El 30s and 40s community for a jazz-filled Chanukah celebration on December 9, 2018, from 5:00-9:00 PM. We’ll start at a private home (address provided upon registration; 10 min walk to SFJAZZ) for some nosh starting at 5:00 PM. Once we’ve had our fill, we’ll head over to the Joe Henderson Lab (the more intimate performance space) at SFJAZZ to see Jazz Mafia Accomplices at 7:30 PM.
Registration has been extended until this Friday at Noon.
We have a limited number of tickets for this event and ticket sales will close at noon on Wednesday, December 5. Check out Jazz Mafia Accomplices here: https://youtu.be/r0xgCaVjZzY