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Chanukah 2019

Family Chanukah: Shadow Puppets with Daniel Barash

SUN, DEC 15, 10 AM–12 PM
General: $15; includes braid-and-take-home challah dough to bake and a donation to Challah for Hunger
Kids (2–13): $8, Kids (<2): Free

Join educator and longtime East Bay Jewish community member and artist Daniel Barash for an event that invigorates Jewish holiday traditions through the ancient art of shadow puppetry. As shadows are cast upon a lit screen, Jewish stories and folktales from around the world will be brought to life.

Enjoy a Chanukah-themed teaching from JCC East Bay Shamash Resident Sara Kupor, then spend some time Israeli folk dancing around the lit flames. Snack on sufganiyot (yummy jelly-filled and powdered doughnut bites), spin the dreidel, visit with local camps and get to DIY-ing one of their unique holiday crafts, and take a jump in the bounce house - all under some challah-day music.
Camps: Camp Newman, Jewish Gateways, Camp Tawonga, Eden Village West

ONLY AT THE JCC EAST BAY! Challah for Hunger + YOU
Your ticket includes not only your admission to this event, but supports Challah for Hunger as well. Help us bake a difference while you braid dough to take with you – and bake at home! 

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Older Adult Holiday Community Lunches

Chanukah: MON, DEC 23, 12 PM

Senior: $7, Mitzvah: $14 (for your lunch and to subsidize someone’s meal)

Celebrate the holidays with a delicious meal, a nice schmooze, and traditions new and old. Join friends, community members, and our Shamash Resident for these warm, welcoming, and festive celebrations.

Israel and Mollie Myers Foundation and the Frank A. Campini Foundation