PALM BEACH DAILY NEWS
December 4, 2023
Hanukkah 2023: Town-wide events planned for eight-day holiday beginning Thursday
By Jodie Wagner (Government Reporter)
The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah begins Thursday at sundown and ends Dec. 15
Known as the Festival of Lights, the eight-day holiday celebrates the rise of the Jewish people against Greek-Syrian oppressors.
Hanukkah represents the miracle of a one-day supply of oil for the rededicated Temple in Jerusalem lasting eight days. Jews observe it by lighting a menorah lamp every evening of the holiday.
Below is a list of holiday events that will take place throughout the town:
New Synagogue of Palm Beach
235 Sunrise Ave.
• Hanukkah concert, featuring Israeli Miami Stars Band: 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Israeli Miami Stars Band will perform a mix of Klezmer music, contemporary and pop selections.No charge for admission, but registration is required. To register, visit www.newsynagogue.org.
• Tot Shabbat Hanukkah Celebration: 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Pray, play, and prepare to welcome Shabbat and celebrate Hanukkah with friends and family by sharing songs and stories followed by a simple Shabbat meal and Hanukkah treats.
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