9 Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah in San Diego

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Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights is an eight-day Jewish holiday celebrated with games, food, gifts, and music. This years holiday begins at sundown on December 6 and ends on Monday, December 14. From Menorah lighting to Chanukah in the snow, check out these nine family-friendly ways to celebrate Hanukkah in San Diego! Chag Sameach! Continue reading

Hanukkah Happenings in La Jolla

Celebrate Hanukkah in La Jolla with these 5 family-friendly events. Hanukkah, or Chanukah, kicks off this year on December 16th at sundown (as all Jewish holidays do), this eight-day celebration commemorates the victory of the Macabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and “re-dedication” of the Temple in Jerusalem. This joyous holiday is celebrated by lighting a special menorah for eight-nights, indulging in delicious food cooked in oil such as latkes (potato pancakes) and sufganiyot (jelly donuts), and fun dreidel games. Continue reading