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Sunday, December 18 - Monday, December 26


Chanukah Overview

Lighting the Chanukah candles has a beautiful simplicity and warmth, especially as the days get colder, bringing Jewish families together to celebrate. Please join us in celebrating the Festival of Lights and share these opportunities with your families and friends.



Chanukah Workshop

Thurs | Nov 18 | 7:00 pm

Brush up on the history, story & spirituality of the Festival of Lights with Rabbi Daniel & Rachel Kraus speaking on The Eternal Miracle of Chanukah. Join class on Zoom here


Parent & Child Learning

Shabbat | Dec 4 | 5:15 pm

Come join us for a very special Chanukah Havdallah led by Cantor Chaim Dovid Berson and Parent Child Learning with Rabbi Roy Feldman! Win prizes, raffles and enjoy pizza on the go!


Soul Cycle With Rachel Kraus

Thurs | Dec 2 | 8:45 pm 

Festival of Lights & Festival of Rights: Men & Women of the community are invited to explore a deeper level of the Festival of Lights. Join class on Zoom here.


Festival of Lights

Tuesday, November 30 at 7:30 pm


"Will the Hellenists Win the War? Raising Jewish Children in the 21st Century"

Please join us for this very important panel discussion moderated by Rabbi Meyer Laniado

Panelists Include:

Rabbi Raphael Benchimol (Manhattan Sephardic Congregation)

Rabbi Daniel Sherman (West Side Institutional and West Side Sephardic)

Rabbi Benjamin Skydell (Orach Chayim).

Rabbi Chaim Steinmetz (Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun)


Light refreshments will be served. Location - Heyman Auditorium, 125 East 85th Street. 


RSVP here.  



15th Annual Chanukah In The Park

Thursday, Dec 2 - 6:00 pm | Candle-Lighting - 6:30 pm


Join KJ Beginners & Chabad of the UES as we spread the light and warmth of the festival with live music, Chanukah treats, holiday spirit and fun for the whole family. Location - Carl Schurz Park, East 86th Street Entrance.


KJYD & Kesher Shabbat Chanukah Lunch

Saturday, December 4 following services.


Join us for a festive holiday lunch. Children's entertainment provided by KJYD. RSVP Here


Chanukah Bites with Rabbi Daniel and Rachel Kraus

8 Daily nuggets of Chanukah Inspiration - Add Illumination to the Festival of Lights


Each year as we light the Chanukah candles we recall “the miracles in those days and in ours.” Chanukah spans generations and its relevance is rediscovered anew each year.  Join group here or email

Tue, November 28 2023 15 Kislev 5784