With the lighting of the first candle tonight, Hanukkah will begin. In Forest Hills, there are many places to celebrate the Festival of Lights. Here are just a few events that are happening over the next week around the community.
Candle Lighting Ceremony, First Night
, 6 p.m., Tuesday Dec. 20.
Rabbi Skolnik and Hazzan Rosenblum will light the first candle with song, latkes and storytelling.
Community Menorah Lighting
, 6 p.m.
The staff of the Reform Temple will conduct the ceremony outside.
Young Israel of Forest Hills Hanukkah Spectacular
, 7 p.m., Monday Dec. 26.
Open to the entire community, this party will include traditional fare and more.
Children’s Hanukkah Party
, 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 24.
The party will include games, food, face-painting and more.