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6 Ways to Celebrate Chanukah Around the Main Line

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Virtual menorah lightings, latke cooking classes and car parades are some of the creative ways our region is celebrating the Jewish holiday this year.

Latke Love from Israel – Dec. 6

Kaiserman JCC has been a staple of the region’s Jewish community for 50 years, and this year they’re offering Latke Love from Israel, with Israeli chefs who aren’t afraid to alter the traditional dish. The event is happening over Zoom at 10 a.m. Registration $36 via Eventbrite.

Celebrate with Main Line Reform Temple – Dec. 10 – Dec. 17

Main Line Reform Temple offers something fun and educational for every night of Chanukah. Join the Zoom meeting at 6:30 p.m. for a menorah lighting and fellowship throughout the holiday. Each evening focuses on a different topic.

Beth Am Israel Menorah Lighting – Dec. 10

Starting at 6 p.m. on each night of Chanukah this year, Beth Am Israel hosts a menorah lighting and singing of classic songs. On the last night, the congregation will be lighting the candle over Zoom in an attempt to break a world record. 1301 Hagys Ford Road, Penn Valley, (610) 667-1651.


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Chanukah Car Menorah Parade – Dec.10

Chabad of the Main Line is getting extra creative this year with a Chanukah Car Menorah Parade. There’s no charge to participate, but you need to order an LED menorah for your car (or borrow one). The gathering begins at Chabad at 5:45 p.m., finishing up with an outdoor menorah lighting at the Wynnewood Giant. 625 Montgomery Ave., Merion Station. (610) 660-9900.

Night of Lights Spectacular – Dec. 10

Har Zion Temple offers a drive-thru Night of Lights Spectacular from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Light the menorah and celebrate the season with glow sticks. Free registration. 1500 Hagys Ford Road, Penn Valley. (610) 667-5000.

Hanukkah Drive-in Festival – DEC. 13

Chabad of the Main Line, Chabad of Penn Wynne and Suburban Square are co-sponsoring a 5 p.m. drive-in festival to celebrate the holiday. Watch fire juggling, join a dance contest and more. Registration $18 per car. 49 St. Georges Road, Ardmore.

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