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Hanukkah In Forest Hills

The festival of lights begins tomorrow! Here's just a few things to see and do.

Hanukkah, the festival of lights, will begin at sundown on Wednesday, Dec. 1. As a community, Forest Hills has a strong Jewish heritage, and many different places to worship.

Cynthia Zalisky of the said that the holiday is such a happy occasion that it's easy to get into the spirit.

"It's a joyous holiday, which is a good thing," Zalisky said. "There are several celebrations in various areas, lightings where they have menorah's lit by cherry-pickers … it just brings joy and it really lights up the community."

In honor of the holiday, we've gathered just a few events together here, for your convenience. There will be many more activities throughout the holiday. Keep up with Forest Hills Patch to find them all.

At the , the first night of Hanukkah will be special this year, marking The event will start at the Reform Temple at 6 p.m. Wednesday night, and will be followed by a reception. On the third night of Hanukkah, the temple will also dedicated its new educational facility, the The Boris and Marcia Voronovsky Center for Jewish Learning, at 6 p.m. on Friday night. For more information go to www.rtfh.org.

Thewill hold a special candle lighting at the start of the third night of Hanukkah, beginning at 4:10 p.m. at the synagogue. For more information, visit the center online at www.fhjc.org.

The will be holding its on Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. lasting until 9 p.m. For more information, go to www.myqjc.org.

The is hosting its Hanukkah Festival on Dec. 5. Adults get admission for free! For more information, go to www.centralqueensy.org.

Mushky December 02, 2010 at 11:32 PM
Cong. Machane Chodosh 6729 108 St. Chanukah Mad Science Show. Sunday, Dec. 5 6 PM, preceded by Menorah Lighting at 4:30 PM

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