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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:

Hanukkah Celebration with Rabbi David

Want to celebrate Hanukkah or enjoy music? From Sydney Lewis ’14:

Come light candles and sing songs to celebrate Hanukkah with Rabbi David and the Wesleyan Jewish community!

Date: December 9, 2012
Time: 5 pm-6 pm
Place: Olin Lobby

Chanukkah 2009 at Wesleyan!

Please join the Wesleyan Jewish Community for nightly candle lighting this Chanukkah. Every night, we will celebrate the holiday with special snacks and other fun activities. The holiday begins Friday, December 11th, with candle lighting in the Bayit at 6PM. The schedule for the rest of the holiday is as follows:

Saturday 12/12: Zelnick Pavilion at 5PM
Sunday 12/13: Olin Library Lobby at 7PM
Monday 12/14: Nic Lounge at 7PM
Tuesday 12/15: Usdan Lobby at 7PM
Wednesday 12/16: Butt C Lounge at 7PM
Thursday 12/17: Fauver Fishbowl at 7PM
Friday 12/18: Bayit at 7PM

Date: Dec. 11 – Dec. 18
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Place: Different Location Each Night

Hanukkah/Chanukah party time!

Abby Rosenstein ’09 says: “It’s time for the Hanukkah Party!!!”

Date: Saturday, Dec. 8
Time: 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Location: The Bayit (157 Church St.)

In addition to latkes, dreidels, and dancing, there will be music provided by:

  • Klezmer Ensemble
  • The Vowelettes
  • The Ebb and the Flow
  • Red Wire Black Wire

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.

Hanukkah Party!


The Klezmer Band
The Beat Notion
The Ebb and the Flow

and LATKES!!!


$2 suggested donation

Date: Monday, December 11
Time: 9:30
Place: the bayit (157 Church)