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Chanukah 2021 will begin in the evening of Sunday, November 28 and ends in the evening of Monday, December 6


NSCI is here to be your resource to help prepare you for a meaningful Chanukah experience. We hope this page will provide you the tools you need to elevate your holiday.


Take pictures or video of your Chanukah celebration whether that's your family lighting your Chanukah menorah, enjoying latkes, baking sufganiyot (donuts) or playing spin the dreidel. Either send them to Liz Madsen here or share on social media using #NSCILights and tag us at @we.are.nsci !



Kabbalat Shabbat Chanukah

Friday, Dec. 3 at 6:15 PM in the Large Sanctuary

Bring your own Chanukah menorah w/ candles! We'll each light our own Chanukah candles towards the beginning of the service. The service will feature festive music led by Selah. Don't miss delicious latkes and sufganiyot (donuts) at the Oneg Shabbat following the service!

Joining this event virtually? Light your candles with us at home--this event will also be streamed on Facebook and Streamspot.



Family Winter Fest

Sunday, Dec. 5 from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM at NSCI

Celebrate Chanukah at NSCI with activities for all ages & stages, and lunch for purchase from Soul & Smoke and The Fat Shallot as well as Stan's Donuts (our treat)!

We'll have: Hands-On Mitzvah Projects, Chanukah Games & Crafts, Food Trucks, Music & More!

Preregistration is closed - Walk ins Welcome!

E-mail Jennifer for details.

Join NSCI live on Facebook

For each night of Chanukah this year, we'll be going live on Facebook at 5:00 PM Central lighting the Chanukah candles and sharing something unique about Chanukah. Make sure you like and follow our Facebook page. If you want to be notified when we go live, click Follow settings on our Facebook page and choose "Favorites" from the list and click "Save." 


You do not need a Facebook account to watch, however--so if you don't have one, simply visit our videos page here at 5:00 PM each day and click the video (you may need to refresh to see it) to watch.


After each video has aired we'll post it here if you'd like to watch later. It will also still be available for viewing on our Facebook page.

Chanukah resources 

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