Hanukah For Adults

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location:  Show map JCC East Bay, Berkeley Branch 1414 Walnut Street, Berkeley, CA 94709
Contact: Alli AxelrodPhone: 510-848-0237 x138Email: allia@jcceastbay.org

Cost: $5-$10 Sliding scale

We will be coming together to light candles, sing, enjoy workshops. Enjoy Middle Eastern, Balkan and Klezmer music with Aharon Wheels Bolsta,world music drummer and percussionist of Klezmer, Jazz, Balkan, Indian and Middle-eastern rhythms Diana Strong, accordion magic inspired by Klezmer, Jazz, Balkan, and chamber music of the world; and Sheldon Brown, composer, clarinet and saxohpone (jazz, funk, klezmer, Balkan, Middle-eastern). Make menorahs while enjoying hot and cold wintertime cocktails and chocolate. You must be 21 or older to participate.


7:00-7:15 - Welcome
Greetings, candle lighting, and singing. Bring your own menorah and candles to light.

7:20-8:00 - Workshops

Zvi Bellin of Moishe House
Hanukah: The Holiday of Inner and Inter-Revelation

Adam Kotin & Alli Rosen of Hazon:
Latkah Making & Social Justice in the Food System

Dawn Kepler of Building Jewish Bridges
The Scents of the Holidays: Hanukah and Christmas

Rabbi Bridget Wynne of Jewish Gateways
Fanatics or Freedom Fighters: The Real Story of Hanukah

Plus get crafty and make a Menorah


8:15-9:00 - Festive Fun
Music with Aharon Wheels Bolsta, Diane Strong,and Sheldon Brown! Hot and cold wintertime cocktails and menorah-making craft.

Co-sponsored by JCC East Bay, Building Jewish Bridges, Jewish Gateways, Hazon, and Moishe House.