Lighting the Hanukiah 

Hanukkah, meaning "dedication" in Hebrew, refers to the joyous eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Macabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and "re-dedication" of the Temple in Jerusalem. The modern home celebration of Hanukkah centers around the lighting of the hanukiah, a special menorah for Chanukah; unique foods, latkes and jelly doughnuts; and special songs and games. At Temple Sholom, we celebrate Hanukkah in a variety of ways. Here are just a few...

A meaningful Shabbat hanukkah service and program, a communal Mitzvah drive each year, a web broadcast of the candle lighting to engage all of our families.