Observe the installation of new officers and board members and ask questions about the 2017 budget during Temple Israel's annual meeting, which starts at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11. A free lunch will be served. But bring along a few dollars to purchase some Hot Drinks for a Good Cause, served up by Religious and Hebrew School students.
Due to school break, the Children's Hanukkah party will be a little early this year -- from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 17. Come play dreidel games, make Hanukkah cards, bowl down some Greek idols, watch and dance to Hanukkah music videos by the Maccabeats, the Fountainheads and other Jewish musicians, feed a hungry Maccabee, dip candles and learn the proper way to light a menorah. This party isn't just for students and teachers in the Religious and Hebrew School; infants/toddlers and their, parents or grandparents, and teens are welcome to join us.
Join us in celebrating the Festival of Lights on Friday, Dec. 30. Bring your hanukkiyah and eight candles to light, along with a hearty appetite. A traditional Hanukkah dinner of brisket, latkes and applesauce will be served immediately following the Shabbat evening service, which begins at 6 p.m. The service will include some traditional Hanukkah songs.
Please RSVP on the dinner to the Temple Office, 724-8857, by noon on Friday, Dec. 23.