CY CHANUKAH ! Schedule

November 26, 2018

All are welcome to all events!        Events at Shul in the Galleria,740 Front Street, Suite 170, in Santa Cruz
(except as otherwise noted)


Tues, Dec. 4 (3rd nite):          LGBTQA INTER-GENERATIONAL GET-TOGETHER

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm                    All ages, all welcome!  Candles and Potluck Dinner (vegetarian)


Weds, Dec. 5:                          ESSENTIAL JEWISH PRAYERS

11:00 am - 12:30 pm                   Study essential & Chanukah prayers.  (Donation requested)


Weds, Dec. 5 (4th nite):         CHESED (CARING) COMMITTEE BOOK CLUB

7:00 - 8:30 pm                           Meets monthly.  We will also be lighting candles together.

                                                    To join or for more info, contact Rabbi Eli at


Thurs, Dec. 6 (5th nite):        MOVING PRAYER:  An Evening with Rabbi Diane Elliot

7:00 - 8:30 pm                           Infusing our prayer lives with full-body engagement.

                                                    (Co-sponsored with Temple Beth El, 3055 Porter Gulch Rd, Aptos)


Fri, Dec. 7 (6th nite):             SHABBAT OF CHANUKAH

7:30 – 8:30 pm                        Candle lighting & Shabbat service, with  oneg (refreshments).


Saturday, Dec. 8:                    SHABBAT MORNING TORAH SERVICE

10:00 am - 12:15 pm                Shabbat morning service at 10 am;  Torah service at 11 am,

                                                   Followed by potluck vegetarian lunch at 12:15 pm


Sat, Dec. 8 (7th nite):              CHADEISH YAMEINU CHANUKAH PARTY

6:30 - 8:30 pm                          Candle Lighting, Singing, Noshing & Shmoozing

                                                   6:30 pm - roll your own candles. 7:00 pm - Candle Lighting

                                                   Feel free to bring a menorah & some treats to share (latkes?)


Sunday, Dec. 16:                       JOURNEY OF 1000 LIGHTS

3:00  – 5:30  pm                        (Music in Celebration of our Immigrant Nation)

                                                    with Lori Rivera, Akindele Bankole & Ivan Rosenblum

                                                    Benefit Concert for Chadeish Yameinu

                                                    $20 General ($25 at the door), $35 Gold Circle;  Cash Prize Raffle

                                                    at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St, Santa Cruz                                                                                                           Admission & Raffle Tickets at:



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