23 2013

Congregation Beth El Hannukah Celebration & GIft Boutique

4:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth El 107 Adams Street
Bennington, VT 05201

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Join us for a magical Hanukkah evening as we step back in time and embrace the old traditions. Stroll down a rustic path to a quaint Jewish village of the past and dance night away with a Fiddler-on-the-Roof-themed Hanukkah extravaganza. 4:00 PM – Hanukkah Games & Latke Contest Enter your most delicious latke recipe, taste others and vote for the best latke. Pick out Hanukkah presents at the Hanukkah Gift Boutique Preview. (Make purchases after sundown.) Compete in the Dreidel Olympics and enjoy other games, crafts, prizes and a special story circle for families with young children. All ages welcome! 5:00 PM – Wholesale Klezmer Band presents: How to Dance at a Jewish Wedding Enjoy live Klezmer music while learning to speak with your feet in an interactive dance workshop led by members of The Wholesale Klezmer Band. 6:30 PM – Havdalah & Hanukkah “How-To” Bring Shabbat to a close as the sun sets with the Havdalah ceremony. Then learn traditional and contemporary rituals to enhance your Hanukkah at home. 6:45 PM – Community Potluck Dinner & Hanukkah Gift Boutique Bring a vegetarian or dairy dish to share for dinner. Purchase all your gifts at the Hanukkah Gift Boutique – original pottery, pressed flower art, calligraphy, Beth El cookbooks and gifts from Lenox Judaica.