Chanukah

Hanukah for Adults

Come together to light holiday candles, participate in stimulating workshops, make menorahs, and enjoy live music, drinks, and dessert! 7:00 – 7:15 Candle lighting & Song (You are welcome to bring your own menorah & candles and join in the lighting!) 7:20pm Workshops. Choose from: * Dawn Kepler – The Scents & Tastes of the…

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Chocolate for that Post Holiday Lull

Chocolate Mousse from www.kveller.com Kveller is a website that describes itself as “A Jewish Twist on Parenting.” After the glut of oily foods for Chanukah they offer a switch to chocolate with this Chocolate Mousse recipe. 8 ounces semisweet chocolate 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 5 eggs, separated 1 teaspoon vanilla 1. Melt chocolate…

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When Chanukah and Christmas Overlap

Many interfaith families find the month of December to be easier to manage with Christmas and Chanukah do not overlap. That way they can devote time to each holiday with the side of the family that celebrates it. But when, like this year, they are on top of each other the sorting out can be…

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Hanukkah in the Newspaper

Here is an article about Hanukkah in the Alameda Sun. The Sun asked Temple Israel to send them a photo of a child celebrating the holiday. The photo chosen was Kira, the daughter of an interfaith couple at the synagogue. How cute is she?! http://www.alamedasun.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7871&Itemid=10

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