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Chanukah 2022 will begin in the evening of Sunday, December 18 and ends in the evening of Monday, December 26


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. Share on social media using #NSCILights and tag us at @we.are.nsci!

Chanukah @ NSCI


Kabbalat Shabbat Chanukah

Friday, Dec. 23 at 6:15 PM in the Perlman Sanctuary

Bring your own Chanukah menorah w/ candles! We'll each light our own Chanukah candles towards the beginning of the service. 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. 18 from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM at NSCI

Celebrate Chanukah with hands-on mitzvah projects, holiday games & activities, Smarty Pants Big Balloon Chanukah Show & yummy latkes & donuts. Register at

Join NSCI live on Facebook

For each night of Chanukah this year, we'll be going live on Facebook at 6:00 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, so if you don't have one, simply visit our videos page here at 6:00 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 

If you are in need of a Chanukah themed playlist, packed with spirited songs about lights and latkes to share, check out the playlist below on Spotify, free to listen









Please click on resource links below to help you celebrate Chanukah and learn about the rich history and traditions of this holiday. 


For Kids:  Check out these amazing resources and make sure to follow the NSCI Tots Instagram page if you have young children. 

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