Chanukah at Mount Zion

Chanukah is the eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Maccabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. It is about religious freedom, rededication to our rituals and values, and light in times of darkness. Learn more about Chanukah.

Chanukah Events

    Mount Zion’s Chanukah Shabbat Extravaganza!

    Fri December 8 at 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

    5:45-6:30 pm – Join the Mount Zion community on the ZaiKaner-Perwien Terrace (weather-permitting) to light our giant Chanukiah, eat Chanukah appetizers, and sing songs outside before we enter the sanctuary for Shabbat. 6:30 pm – Shabbat for the Soul Chanukah … Continue reading »

    Shabbat for the Soul

    Fri December 8 at 6:30 pm

    October 27, Nov. 17,  Dec. 8, January 12, Feb. 23, March 15, April 19, May 17 Live from Margolis Hall (also on Zoom and live-streaming) We move from the formality of the sanctuary to our social hall to create a … Continue reading »

    Chanukah Community Sing with Sarina Partridge

    Sat December 9 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

    Join Sarina and the Mount Zion community for an intergenerational evening of Yiddish songs, Chanukah songs, Havdalah, Chanukah candle lighting, and treats. Please be in touch with Abby Gore with any questions.

Chanukah Resources

Chanukah Blessings 2022

Reform Judaism Chanukah resources

For Interfaith and Mixed Roots Families

Chanukah Bytes

For Families: Experiential ideas for each night of Chanukah

Spotify Playlist: Happy Chanukah Mount Zion! An eclectic collection of music to celebrate Chag Urim / The Festival of Light