Community Hanukkah Celebration

The Religious School of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold a community-wide Hanukkah party on Wednesday, December 18, from 5:15 to 7 p.m. The celebration is free and open to the public.

The evening will feature games, arts and crafts, and music. In addition, traditional potato latkes and other kid-friendly food will be served. The Bible Players will perform an interactive retelling of the Hanukkah story.

 “We look forward to bringing our community and guests together for this celebration,” said Lev Metz, Director of Congregational Learning and Engagement at Congregation Beth Israel. “This is a great opportunity to experience the joy of the holiday and showcase the learning of our Religious School classes."

Congregation Beth Israel has been recognized as an ABLE Awarded Congregation by the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest for its commitment to inclusion and accommodation for all its members.

Congregation Beth Israel is located at 18 Shalom Way, Scotch Plains, NJ  (corner of Martine Avenue).  RSVP for the Hanukkah party at www.cbinj.org. For more information or to request an accommodation, contact Lev Metz at Lev@CBIsp.org or at (908) 889-1830.

 

 

 

 

Contact Information
  1. Lev Metz
  2. 908-889-1830
  3. Lev@CBIsp.org
Wed, December 18
5:15 pm — 7:00 pm
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The Religious School of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold a community-wide Hanukkah party on Wednesday, December 18, from 5:15 to 7 p.m. The celebration is free and open to the public.

The evening will feature games, arts and crafts, and music. In addition, traditional potato latkes and other kid-friendly food will be served. The Bible Players will perform an interactive ...

18 Shalom Way (at the corner of Martine Avenue) Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Congregation Beth Israel

18 Shalom Way (at the corner of Martine Avenue)
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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