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Eight Crazy Nights: Chanukah with the Wesleyan Jewish Community

An invitation from Isabel Fattal ’17:

The Wesleyan Jewish Community invites you to celebrate Chanukah! There will be a variety of ways to celebrate throughout the week. We encourage people of all backgrounds to join us for as many activities as they’d like!

Dates: Monday, December 7th through Sunday, December 13th
Various times, places, and activities. For details, check out the Facebook event page HERE.

Read on after the jump for a schedule of events:


From Jared Fineberg ’17:

In need of a menorah, candles, chocolate gelt, and/or dreidels to properly celebrate Chanukah at Wes? Rabbi Levi will arrange to have all of these things delivered to you for FREE! Just fill out the linked form (your mother will be so proud), and keep your eyes out for more Chanukah events in the coming days.

Link to Form


Hannukah in Olin

From the lovely Stephanie Blumenstock ’16:

Come celebrate Hanukkah in the Olin Lobby!  There will be candle lighting, gelt, and donuts, dreidels, and singing!

Time: 7:00pm – 7:30pm
Place: Olin Lobby
Cost: Free!

Hanukkah/Chanukah candle-lighting

Jenny Ajl ’10 wishes you a happy Hanukkah (even though I think it’s more fun to spell it with a “C”). She also writes:

This year the Wesleyan Jewish Community will be hosting communal candle-lighting in different lounges and locations throughout campus. And yes, there will be chocolate gelt and dreidels. All are invited.

Dates and locations:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 4: Olin lobby
  • Wednesday, Dec. 5: Nics lounge
  • Thursday, Dec. 6: SciLi lobby
  • Friday, Dec. 7: Bayit
  • Saturday, Dec. 8: Usdan, ground floor
  • Sunday, Dec. 9: Butt C lounge
  • Monday, Dec. 10: Bayit
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11: WestCo lounge

All lightings will take place at 7:30 PM, except for Friday’s, which will occur at 5:00 PM. For more information, see the Facebook event listing, provided by Emily Hoffman ’10.