Qabbalat Shabbat: Friday, 6:00 p.m. Torah Study: Saturday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Weekday Minyan: 6:15 p.m.

Let’s Celebrate Chanukah Together!

Something for Everyone, All Throughout Chanukah!

Nightly Live-Zoom Candle Lighting

December 10-17

Nes gadol hayah Zoom; A great miracle happened… on Zoom! All are invited to join us for a nightly virtual candle lighting at 5:00 p.m. Bring your chanukiah to the screen and help us light up the night.

“Pahk Yah Cah for Chanu-Cah” at Temple Israel

Sunday, December 13, 12:00 p.m.

If you’re not from BAHston, “CAH” is “car.” Join us near Temple Israel for this special occasion, pre-registration will be required. Space is limited, and location will be shared after registration. Special surprise Chanukah gift to share with everyone in their cars. Catch the clergy and the staff for Chanukah music and fun! Rain, sleet, snow, hail, or shine!

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First Night Dreidel Tournament

Thursday, December 10, 5:00 p.m.

Calling all dreidel spinners! Join us on Zoom for our first night candle lighting, led by Temple Israel clergy, and stick around to compete for the title of 5781 Dreidel Spinning Superstar! All ages welcome.

Join us on Zoom here.

Chanukah Shabbat Mishpachah

Friday, December 11, 5:15 p.m. 

Join Zoom as a family as we welcome in Shabbat together. We will play the “Chanukah Awesome” game. Don’t forget to bring your dreidels, gelt, and chanukiah to celebrate!

Join on Zoom here.

Shabbat Chanukah

Friday, December 11, 6:00 p.m. 

Bring your chanukiah to virtual Shabbat services! Amid joyful song and our warm community, we will welcome Shabbat by lighting candles together to fulfill the joyful obligation of Pir’Zoom HaNes, amplifying to one another and beyond – the miracle of Chanukah.

Join us on Zoom here.

Chanukah Sing Along and Havdalah

Saturday, December 12, 7:00 p.m.

Join Cantor Alicia Stillman as she leads us in a virtual sing along of all your current and soon to be discovered favorite Chanukah songs. All ages welcome! 

Join us on Zoom here.

Riverway Project Candle Lighting

Saturday, December 12, 4:00 – 6:15 p.m.

Want to bring more light into this world? The Riverway Project is gathering in person for a community candle lighting! We’ll be meeting in three 45-minute shifts to celebrate Havdalah and Chanukah, with a maximum of 15 people per shift to ensure all proper guidelines are maintained.   

Register here.

Kids Zoom Chanukah Party

Sunday, December 13, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Join The Village for Families with Young Children, FJECC, and the religious school for a Chanukah party on Zoom! We’ll have music from Wayne Potash, a magic show from the Magic of Danny Dubin, and special fun with the TI clergy and teachers.  

Join us on Zoom here.

The Magic of Chanukah with Robert Strong, The Comedy Magician

Thursday, December 17, 7:30 p.m.

Join us on Zoom for a special 8th night Chanukah Celebration. The Magic of Chanukah promises to be a unique, interactive, and laugh-filled magic show, designed from the ground-up for our virtual world. Appropriate for kids and adults! 

Robert Strong has twice been voted San Francisco’s ‘Best Comedian’ and three times voted San Francisco’s ‘Best Magician.’ He has performed in over 40 countries, in all 50 states, on every major TV network, and twice at the White House. 

Join us on Zoom here.