Chanukah 5784

Beth Am is excited to offer a range of Chanukah gatherings this year for the whole family!

Chanukah Klei Kodesh Friday, December 8th | Beth Am Join us for special Chanukah Klei Kodesh Kabbalat Shabbat Services. 5PM - Proneg for families with children 0-5 years old. 6PM - Kabbalat Shabbat Services 7PM - Dinner

Chanukah Klei Kodesh

Friday, December 8th | Beth Am

Join us for a special Chanukah Klei Kodesh Kabbalat Shabbat led Rabbi Daniel Burg, Rabbi Tyler Dratch, and Uncle Ira’s Hebrew Washboard Ensemble! We will also celebrate Beth Am’s 49th Anniversary! 

5 PM – Proneg for families with young children (0-5) who wish to eat dinner before services.
6 PM – Klei Kodesh Kabbalat Shabbat Services 
7 PM – Chanukah Shabbat dinner 


Meat dinner with vegan and gluten-free options available.

Chanukah Fair

Sunday, December 10th | 9:30 AM | Beth Am 

Celebrate Chanukah with crafts, singing, storytelling by Jennifer Zunikoff, and candle lighting! Activities for kids of all ages!

Latkes and all the fixings will be provided!


Rainbow Circle Latke Party

Sunday, December 10th | 3 PM

Join the Beth Am Rainbow Circle for a Latke Party! 

Bring appetizer, dessert, or drink to share. Latkes provided! 

This event will be held at a Rainbow Circle member’s home near Patterson Park. Please RSVP by December 7th for the address. 


Chanukah Party at R. House

Thursday, December 14th | 6 PM 

Join the Beth Am community at R. House for a joyous evening of Chanukah celebrations! We will schmooze, sing, light candles, and enjoy one of our favorite yearly traditions, the Beth Am Latke vs. Hamantaschen Debate! 

6PM | Schmooze, eat dinner, sing, light candles with the whole family!

6:45PM | Latke vs. Hamantaschen Debate, moderated by Tom Hall. 

RSVP encouraged.

3rd Annual Latke vs. Hamantaschen Debate

Thursday, December 14th | 6:45 PM | R. HOUSE

Join us for a Beth Am Chanukah tradition, the 3rd annual Latke vs. Hamantaschen debate! Moderated by Tom Hall, including panelists Charles Rammelkamp, Ben Sax, and Rabbi Faith Cantor.