Chanukkah at the DCJCC!

The DCJCC is lighting candles every night of Chanukkah (Tuesday, December 16- Tuesday, December 23)! See below for details for each night, all take place in the Q Street Lobby.

Make Room for Latkes! With PJ Library
Sunday, December 7, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 pm
Chanukah is coming! Join PJ Library, the Jewish Food Experience, the Washington DCJCC, the Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) and the interfaith program, Love and Religion, for hands-on Chanukah activities including crafts, cooking, singing, candle lighting, latkes, a mitzvah (good deed) project, and take-home goodies. For ages 3 & up.
Contact: Sarah Rabin Spira, 301-230-7243

Judaica Gift and Chanukkah Candle Sale
Sunday, December 7 & 16, 11am - 7pm
Q Street Lobby
Chanukah candles, menorah and gifts from the DCJCC Gift Shop inventory will be on sale - great prices on judaica gifts for all the Jewish holidays or just for yourself!

Annual Chanukah Celebration
Sunday, December 14
10am – Noon
Grab your socks and your yarmulke. It’s time to bounce for Chanukah. This year’s rockin’ Chanukah party will feature a moon bounce, games, crafts, treats and plenty of fun for the whole family.

Hanukkah Happy Hour on the Hill
Tuesday, December 16, 6pm
Join hundreds of young professionals from around the DC area at the biggest Hanukkah party of the year!

Chanukah Candle Lighting at the J - GLOE Night!

Wednesday, December 17, 5:30 pm
Celebrate Chanukah with the DCJCC community on GLOE Night, as we light candles, sing, and read a children’s story that celebrates how differences are beautiful - just like in the story of Chanukkah.

LGBT Family: Schmoovie!
Wednesday, December 17, 6:00 pm
Join other LGBT families for this special holiday schmooze and a movie!

Oh, Gaydel, Gaydel, Gaydel: Queer Chanukah Happy Hour
Thursday, December 18, 5:00-8:00 pm
Find out how flaming the Festival of Lights can be when you celebrate Chanukkah at a local bar with other LGBT Jews (and our friends).

Chanukkah Candle Lighting at the J- Sing Along with Ari!
Thursday December 18, 5:30pm
Join Theater J Director Ari Roth for candle lighting, sing-along and Chanukkah songs, and more! 

World Music for Chanukah with Avram Pengas
Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm
Greek-born guitarist and bouzouki virtuoso Avram Pengas creates a rich musical palette rooted in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. A skilled arranger, Pengas draws upon both Eastern and Western rhythms in a dynamic, improvisational style.

Chanukkah Candle Lighting at the J - Candles & Cookies with EPDC
Monday, December 22, 7:30pm
Join EPDC on the seventh night of Chanukkah to light the holiday candles, enjoy some sweet Chanukkah treats, and make some delicious (no-bake) cookies to help prepare for D25!

Questions? Contact us for more information on any Jewish Life program, event, or class.

Lili Kalish Gersch
Director, Literature, Music and Jewish Life
(202) 777-3254

Tami Wolf
(202) 777-3259

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