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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

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.

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.


Art Project – Expressing the Parsha Through Art

We had some amazing art created by you for our Simchat Torah project to express each parsha visually. We would love more submissions before we host a virtual version of this art show over Zoom to share with those in our CBS community who weren’t able to see it in person. This is for all ages and artistic inclinations. Use an 8.5×11” piece of paper or other material and any art supplies you want. You can draw, paint, or choose key words from the parsha of your choice.

To sign up for a parsha, please check out the following link: http://bit.ly/parshiyot-choices, which will show you what is available, and submit your preference through a google form at this link: http://bit.ly/parsha-preference.

Take a picture or scan of your piece and email it to Melani Baker by Wednesday, November 25th.

Join us at the virtual parsha art show on Wednesday, December 2nd. RSVP here for the Zoom invitation.


Find more on Jewish holidays here.

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