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Chanukah at a glance

Here is a list of area Chanukah celebrations. The first night of Chanukah follows Shabbat Havdalah services on Saturday, December 8.

Saturday, December 08, 2012 (1st Night)

Chabad-Chanukah Party for Israelis     8:00 p.m.
Gerson Katz Chabad Center
4141 W. Esplanade Ave, Metairie

Chinese Dinner/Gift Exchange 7:30 p.m.
Congregation Beth Israel
4004 West Esplanade Avenue
Bring a wrapped gift valued up to $15!
(RESERVATIONS REQUIRED)

Sunday, December 09, 2012 (Begins 2nd Night)

Children’s Chanukah Program 4:00 p.m.
Chanukah-themed scavenger hunt. Chanukiyah group lighting.
Congregation Beth Israel
4004 West Esplanade Avenue, Metairie

Chabad-Chanukah Family Game Night      4:30 p.m.
Chanukah Hunt at Lakeside Mall       (Sponsored by Chabad)
Meet at Dillards on the Severn Street side

Chanukah Dinner and Games 5:15 p.m.
Gerson Katz Chabad Center
4141 W. Esplanade Ave, Metairie

Krewe du Jieux Latke dinner 7:00 p.m.
Latkes! Bring packaged kosher foods, wine, or unflavored beer
Congregation Anshe Sfard
2230 Carondelet Street

Monday, December 10 (Begins 3rd Night)

Chanukah Community Celebration 5:30 p.m.
Uptown JCC
5342 St. Charles Avenue
Free and Open to the Community
Free dinner (Latkes, fried chicken & cole slaw from Kosher Cajun)
Singer-performer Rick Recht performance begins after 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 11 (Begins 3rd Night)

City-wide Chanukah Celebration 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Lakeside Shopping Center in front of Pottery Barn
Candle lighting, food, song, crafts and dancing
Sponsored by Chabad-Lubavitch of Louisiana

Wednesday, December 12 (Begins 4th Night)

Hadassah Chanukah Party 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Home of Nita Joan Sams
4027 Metairie Heights Avenue, Metairie

Thursday, December 13 (Begins 5th Night)

Chanukah Celebration  6:00 p.m.
Celebrity Chef “Latke Cookoff” and candle lighting
Community Day School
3747 West Esplanade Avenue, Metairie

Friday, December 14, Chanukah Shabbat (Begins 6th Night)

Chanukah Service and Family Dinner    6:00 p.m.
Congregation Gates of Prayer
4000 West Esplanade Avenue, Metairie
(RESERVATIONS REQUIRED)

Chanukah Service and Family dinner 6:30 p.m.
Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation
3737 West Esplanade Avenue, Metairie

Chanukah Service and family Dinner    6:30 p.m.
Temple Sinai
St. Charles Avenue

Saturday, December 15 (Begins 7th Night)

Chanukah Mitzvah Project with Habitat for Humanity 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m.
Congregtion B’nai Israel
3354 Kleinert Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA

Sunday, December 16 (Begins 8th Night)

Chanukah-Woldenberg visit 9:30 a.m.
Beth Israel Congregation
4004 West Esplanade Avenue, Metairie
Meet at the Beth Israel parking lot to caravan to Woldenberg for a special Chanukah program.

Chabad-Kids program                   3:00 p.m.
Gerson Katz Chabad Center
4141 West Esplanade Avenue, Metairie

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