Hanukkah starts this Saturday, and Mahwah's Temple Beth Haverim Shir Shalom and the township are planning several community events to celebrate the holiday.
So, mark your calendars with the following info:
- Thursday, Dec. 7 - The Dartmouth Aires are singing at the Temple at 7 p.m.
- Monday, Dec. 10 - The township is hosting a Menorah lighting and Hanukkah Celebration at town hall at 6 p.m. The event is being sponsored by the Chabad of Northwest Bergen County. It is set to include local officials, live entertainment, hot Hanukkah refreshments, glow-giveaways and children’s crafts in the senior center. Get more info by calling the Chabad Jewish Center at (201) 848-0449 or visiting www.chabadplace.org.
- Tuesday, Dec. 11 - There is a public menorah lighting at Temple Beth Haverim at 6 p.m; town officials will be present and temple choirs will sing.
- Friday, Dec. 14 - The congregational Hanukkah dinner is at 5:30 p.m. and services follow at 7.
- Sunday, Dec. 14 - Cantor Perper is putting on a Young People's Concert at the synagogue at 2 p.m.
The Temple's full worship calendar is available at it's website.
Did we miss an event you're planning on attending? Let us know about it in the comments!