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Hanukkah 5781

Hanukkah Cooking: Sephardic and Ashkenazi Treats – Thursday, December 10, 7:00pm – 8:15pm

Congregation Beth Shalom and Sephardic Bikur Holim are excited to invite you to learn some new Hanukkah recipes over Zoom. Cooking demonstrations will be led by Margot Kravette on her latkes with special toppings and Nicole Scharhon on making Bumuelos. We’ll have time to schmooze/eschar lashon, hear some Torah from Rabbis Borodin and Hassan, and we will conclude with candle lighting.

Please RSVP to be sent the Zoom link, as well as the recipes after the program: https://bit.ly/3e8ZyLC

Kabbalat Shabbat on Hanukkah – Friday, December 11 at 3:00pm

In honor of Shabbat Hanukkah, join us for a special Kabbalat Shabbat with new melodies and extra singing, led by Shira Orzech. We’ll conclude with lighting Hanukkah candles and Shabbat candles. Contact Rabbi Rose for the Zoom link.

Havdalah + Hanukkah Candlelighting – Saturday, December 12 at 5:45pm

Join us to bid farewell to Shabbat and to light Hanukkah candles (and to admire each other’s chanukiyot!), followed by singing some Hanukkah songs together, led by Marianne Tatom and Harvey Niebulski. Contact Rabbi Rose for the Zoom link.

CBS Religious School Virtual Hannukah Celebration lead by our Kitah Aleph Class – Sunday, December 13

Doughnut Drive Through – Sunday, December 13, 3:30-5:00pm

Drive through the CBS parking lot (enter from 35th Ave NE) to pick up some homemade doughnuts to enjoy.

Matanot and Chaverim (2nd-5th Grade Youth Group) Hanukkah Party – Sunday, December 13th  @5pm

Let’s come together on zoom with our shinshiniyot, Shoval and Liel, to celebrate Hannukah! We will make some delicious jelly donut mug cakes (microwaved in a mug), compete in a dreidel tournament, and more. Ingredients for the jelly donut mug cake: butter, flour, 1 egg, sugar, milk, baking powder, cinnamon, jam of your choice. See you on Zoom! Have a Hannukah sweater? Make sure to wear it! Contact Rachel Wachtel for the Zoom link.

Young Professionals Hannukah Candle Lighting – Monday, December 14, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Let’s celebrate one of the nights of Hannukah together by light Hannukah Candles together on Zoom! Contact Rachel Wachtel for the Zoom link.

6th-8th Grade Hannukah Celebration – Sunday, December 15th at 4:30pm (during Prozdor for 6th/7th graders)

SBH (Sephardic Bikur Holim) and CBS (Congregation Beth Shalom) are so excited to bring you a very special Zoom Hannukah Celebration. All middle schoolers are welcome! We will get to know each other, learn to make two delicious Hannukah treats, one Ashkenazic and one Sephardic, and light Hannukah candles together- make sure to have your Hannukiah close by!

If you’d like to cook along with us, please make sure to have the following ingredients. Don’t feel like cooking? Just join us to hang out and celebrate together on Zoom! Contact Rachel Wachtel for the list of ingredients and Zoom link.

The Great Hanukkah Debate & Annual Fundraiser – Wednesday, December 16, 6:00-7:00pm

RSVP by 12/11 at https://bit.ly/CBSAnnualFund or by calling (206) 524-0075

Make a pledge at https://bit.ly/CBS2020pledge

This year our annual fundraiser is virtual and includes a lively and friendly Hanukkah debate – doughnuts vs. latkes – as well as time to connect with other CBS members. We hope you will come (digitally!) celebrate our community and be inspired to give generously. We want to feature you during the event! Share your Hanukkah memories, recipes, videos and pictures by emailing them to the front office by 12/1.

IllumiNation: Make the 8th Night Bright – Thursday, December 17, 5:30pm

Hanukkah reminds us that we have the power to bring light into any darkness. Join the Conservative Congregations from across the nation as we light our menorahs, share holiday music, and connect with friends in celebration, joy, and unity. Featured guests: Neshama Carlebach, Internationally Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter and A. J. Jacobs, New York Times bestselling author and journalist. Register here for Zoom link.


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