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In one week - 2926 JCC participants attend 18 global events


“Each one is a small light and together we are steadfast” JCCs joining Global Hanukkah Programs

Thirty-eight Jewish Community Centers from Argentina, Greece, Israel, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Ukraine, UK, Venezuela, and the USA celebrated the holiday of Hanukkah in 18 joint events. From young children and youth to families, seniors, staff members and board members. Many local events took place in person, while the joint online events included original dance, musical performances, theater, quizzes, and a joint candle lighting ceremony, ending with a blessing for the Jewish People. We would like to thank our partners, the Israel Association of Community Centers and the Jewish Agency for Israel, and the participating JCCs: 🕯 Mazal Tov JCC, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, & The Mittleman Jewish Community Center, Portland, OR, USA 🕯 JCC Portugal- Jewish Cultural Center Rua da Judiaria, Lisbon, Portugal & Binyamina-Givat Ada community center, Israel 🕯 Hesed Nefesh, Poltava, Ukraine & Kiryat Bialik community center, Kiryat Bialik, Israel 🕯JCC Solomonika, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine & Neve Amal community center, Herzliya, Israel 🕯 Jewish Small Communities Network, UK 🕯 Beit Grand Odessa, Ukraine & Neve Dkalim community center, Ashkelon, Israel 🕯 Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC, USA 🕯 Beit Dan JCC, Kharkiv, Ukraine & Herzliya Music Conservatory, Herzliya, Israel 🕯 Memphis Jewish Community Center & Yahud community center, Yahud, Israel 🕯 Sid Jacobson JCC, Long Island, NY, USA & Even Yehuda community center, Israel 🕯 Krakow JCC, Krakow, Poland & Migvanim community centers, Ramat HaSharon, Israel & The Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto, CA, USA (JCC Global Kol Isha reunion) 🕯 JCC of Mid-Westchester, NY, USA & Kiryat Ekron community center, Kiryat Ekron, Israel 🕯 JCC East Bay, Oakland, CA, USA & Netanya East community center, Netanya, Isreal 🕯 C.S.C.D.E HEBRAICA, Caracas, Venezuela & Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC, Bridgewater, NJ, USA 🕯 Jewish Community Center of Athens, Athens, Greece & Organización Hebrea Argentina Macabi, Buenos Aires, Argentina 🕯 Lamroth Hakol, Buenos Aires, Argentina & Kaiserman JCC, Wynnewood, PA, USA 🕯 Club Hebraica, Lima, Peru & Chevel Yavne community center, Chevel Yavne regional council, Israel 🕯 Merage JCC, Orange County & Kfar Yona community center, Kfar Yona, Israel Click below to listen to our favorite children's choir video clip from last year's Alef JCC in Istanbul joint event:



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