Celebrate the Festival of Lights with MLRT!
November 28 – December 6
First Candle – Sunday, November 28
Celebrate Chanukah with MLRT!
Join us for a Festival of Lights! Connect with your MLRT family to light the chanukiah and have some Chanukah fun together every night!
🔥 Sunday, November 28 at 3:00 pm – Sunday Sufganiyot! Come one, come all for Covid-safe donut decorating with Amy Krulik & Rabbi Kleinman. It’s a sweet way to start Chanukah! (in person only)
🔥 Monday, November 29 at 7:00 pm – Music Monday! Join us at MLRT or virtually for a live evening of music with two members from the Jerusalem Music Conservatory who are visiting from Israel. These virtuosic teenagers will perform a diverse voice and piano program, including some holiday favorites, beloved Yiddish pieces, and a few arias for voice and piano. Join the Livestream here.
🔥 Tuesday, November 30 at 7:00 pm- Tzedakah Tuesday! Let’s count three nights of Chanukah and all our blessings, and drop off donations of boys clothing (especially sizes 0-8) for the Mitzvah Circle Foundation.
Join us in person at MLRT or via Zoom
🔥 Wednesday, December 1
Winning Wednesday! at 7:00 pm Don’t miss this epic dreidel contest on Zoom with brackets, prizes & lots of fun! (Zoom only)
Holiday Bible Study! at 7:00 pm Learn from Rabbi Straus and Reverends Ford & Cavaness about Chanukah & Christmas: the role of bringing light into our world in both of our traditions on Google Meets.
🔥 Thursday, December 2
Candle Lighting at the Kotel at 12:30 pm The Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism invites you to join a live Chanukah candle lighting event at the Egalitarian Kotel. Registration required; click here.
Thursday Tunes! at 7:00 pm Sing some old family favorites and maybe learn a new Chanukah song to celebrate with Cantor Rudnick, Ross M. Levy, and Andy Heller via Livestream.
🔥 Friday, December 3- Shabbat Chanukah, Family Service with Rabbi Kleinman, Consecration at 6:30 pm Each year we honor our first-grade students and their families through a special ceremony called Consecration. Please join us for a Shabbat Chanukah Service that will include Consecration and a new student blessing in person at MLRT or via YouTube, Livestream, or Facebook Live
🔥 Saturday, December 4 at 5:00 pm – Story time! Join our ECE Director, Mihaela Schwartz, for a heartwarming Chanukah story, a few songs, and a whole lot of smiles! Havdalah with Cantor Rudnick will be included in this Zoom program.
🔥 Sunday, December 5 at 5:00 pm – S’mores Sunday! Gather outside at MLRT to make your own s’mores and celebrate the last night of Chanukah. It’s a sweet way to end Chanukah. (in person only)