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Celebrate Chanukah with Beth El | December 10 – 17

December 10, 2020 - December 17, 2020

Celebrate Chanukah with your Beth El Family!

Share The Light of Chanukah!
We want to see you and your menorahs! Send pictures of you and your family lighting the menorah and we will share them with our community all week long as we celebrate together!
Send your photos to Liz at lrappaport@bethelsynagogue.org


Sacred Chanting with Cantor Abrams
Thursday, December 10 | 6:15 pm (Immediately following evening minyan)
Come for evening minyan at 5:45 and stay for Sacred Chanting with Cantor Abrams as we mark the beginning of Chanukah!
Contact lrappaport@bethelsynagogue.org for zoom information


Beth El Chanukah Scavenger Hunt
December 10 – 18
Join the fun as our Youth Department goes on a Chanukah Scavenger Hunt!
Everyone is welcome to play – show your creativity!
More information HERE


Youth Department Chanukah Drive-In Experience
Saturday, December 12 | 5:30 pm
Join us from the comfort of your own car as we light the giant menorah in the Beth El parking lot. We will say prayers and sing a few songs while you listen from your car’s radio. Gift bags will be provided.
Please consider bringing wool socks to donate to our Socks for Tzedakah sock drive!
To help us prepare for this event, RSVPs requested by December 9 HERE


Drive In for Chanukah – Community Experience
Monday, December 14 | 6:45 pm
Join us in the Beth El parking lot as we gather at a giant menorah, hear from our clergy, sing songs, enjoy special treats and come together as a community for our first ever Drive In Chanukah celebration!
From the warmth and safety of your vehicle, you will be able to tune into the program on your radio. 
Please consider bringing wool socks to donate to our Socks for Tzedakah sock drive!

To help us prepare for this event, RSVPs requested to lrappaport@bethelsynagogue.org


Chanukah Show & Tell with Rabbi Davis
Wednesday, December 16 | 4:00 pm
Join Rabbi Davis (virtually) in his home as he shows you his collection of chanukiyot. 
Share your own chanukiyot, tell their story, and learn some of the laws and traditions of this classic piece of Judaica.
Contact lrappaport@bethelsynagogue.org for Zoom information


The Spiritual Chanukah Gifts We Give Our Grandchildren
with Drs. Deborah and Jeffrey Schein
Tuesday, December 15 | 10:00 – 11:30 am | via Zoom
Some of the best gifts we give our grandchildren at Chanukah are spiritual ones. Participants are invited to a dialogue about spiritual development and raising Jewish grandchildren in the digital age.  

Drawing on their own works Text Me: Ancient Jewish Wisdom Meets Contemporary Technology and Inspiring Wonder, Awe and Empathy: Spiritual Development  in Young Children we are reminded of our own transitions from parent to grandparenthood and the new set of gifts we can offer.
Contact lrappaport@bethelsynagogue.org for Zoom information


Young Families Share The Light Chanukah Night
Thursday, December 17 | 6:00 pm via zoom
Please join us virtually as we light candles together on the final night of Chanukah. Bring your chanukiyot (menorahs) and share the light as we celebrate as a community with blessings and songs. 
Questions?, contact Amanda Awend at aawend@bethelsynagogue.org



December 10, 2020
December 17, 2020
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Beth El Synagogue
5225 Barry Street West
Saint Louis Park, MN 55416 United States


Beth El Synagogue (Organizer)