Hanukkah in Tidewater

December 6, 2019

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Tidewater is fortunate to have so many great Hanukkah events taking place around town this year. Check some of them out here.

Saturday, December 14
Ohef Sholom Temple
OSTY Chanukah Party

Sunday, Dec. 15, 11:30 Am–2:30 pm
Simon Family JCC Latkapalooza
A day filled with fun and a light latke lunch, music, crafts, three visiting authors, and games and activities with visiting camps. RSVP to 757-965-6107. See page 29.

Thursday, Dec. 19, 7 pm
Temple Emanuel: The True Story of Hanukkah
Think you know why we celebrate Hanukkah? Think again. Come learn the four stories of Hanukkah. The festival they tried to get rid of. RSVP for the address. 757-428-2591 or office@tevb.org.

Friday, Dec. 20, 5:30 pm
Dinner Starts At 6:45 pm
Ohef Sholom Temple Chanukah Dinner
Community Hanukkah dinner, for the entire family. Ohef Sholom Temple, 530 Raleigh Ave., Norfolk RSVP and for tickets and prices, ohefsholom.org.

Sunday, Dec. 22 9:30–10:30Am
Chabad at the Oceanfront: Mommy & Me
For moms and tots, 0-3. Jewish adventures, interactive circle time, music and movement, bubbles, parachutes, and more. delicious brunch served. 718-207-7185 or email at chabadvb@gmail.com.

Sunday, Dec. 22, 5 pm
Chabad of Tidewater/Chabad at the Oceanfront
Annual Chanukah Extravaganza at the Giant Mount Trashmore Menorah! At the Mt. Trashmore parking lot near the Y. Featuring Chanukah treats, crafts for kids, and more. www.chabadoftidewater.com/menorah.

Sunday, Dec. 22, 5:30 pm
Temple Emanuel: Latkes, Lights, & Legos
Join for the first night celebration with latkes, ice cream, and the largest Lego brick Hanukkah menorah in Virginia. RSVP by dec. 19 to Gail at 757-428-2591.

Monday, Dec. 23, 6 pm
Chabad at the Oceanfront:
North end Giant Menorah Lighting
At the home of Dr. Mark Lipton, 232 43rd Street, Virginia Beach Virginia.

Saturday, Dec. 28
Congregation Beth El
Beth El will recognize and honor the elders (ages 70 and older) in the synagogue family on Shabbat morning, the sixth day of Chanukah. Following the special service, potato latkes will be served at the Shabbat kiddush luncheon. 757-625-7821.

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