Hanukkah Celebrations + Treats in Hoboken + Jersey City {2020}

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With the holidays in full swing, now’s the time to spend time with your family and friends this Hanukkah with the help of our Hanukkah event guide for 2020. Enjoy both in-person and online menorah lightings, great food, and of course fun listed below. Wishing everyone a happy Hanukah and happy holidays from Hoboken Girl!

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Hanukkah- A Closer Look

Monday, December 7th and Monday, December 14th | 8:00PM-9:00PM

Learn about the history and practices of Hanukkah with the United Synagogue of Hoboken. This two day zoom class will give you everything you need to know about Hanukkah. RSVP here.

Hanukkah Charcuterie Boards

Wednesday, December 9th | 8:00PM

Make your own holiday charcuterie board in this virtual class hosted by the Chabad Center for Jewish Life. Sign up here.

Celebrate Light Young Professionals Chanukah Fest

Thursday, December 10th | 6:30PM

Honor those from the victims of the JC Kosher Grocery attack and enjoy the donut factory, hot drink bar, latka station, soup station and music at this Hanukkah event. Held at Jersey City Hall {280 Grove Street}. Sign up here.

Michaeli Bakery Sufganiyah

Available Starting Thursday, December 10th

Michaeli Bakery in the Lower East Side, NYC {115A Division Street} has delicious Sufganiyah for the Hanukkah season. Try their new Sufganiyah with banana cream, dark chocolate coating, topped with lightly candied pecans. Find out more here.

Jersey City Menorah Lighting

Thursday, December 10th | 3:00PM

Join at Jersey City’s City Hall {280 Grove Street} for the annual menorah lighting on the first night of Hanukkah. Read more here.

Community Candle Lighting

Thursday, December 10th-17th | Dec 10th and 12th-17th 5:30PM, December 11th 3:45PM

The PJ Library is hosting a Community Candle Lighting for every night of Hanukkah over zoom. Join together and celebrate each night of this holiday from the comfort of your home. Read more here.

Havdalah and Hanukkah

Saturday, December 12th | 5:30-6:15PM

Join in for Havdalah and Hanukkah sing-a-long over zoom. Light your menorah at home and join the United Synagogue of Hoboken for songs and stories. Register here.

KLC Hanukkah Family Event

Sunday, December 13th | 5:00PM-6:00PM 

Meet outside the United Synagogue of Hoboken {115 Park Ave} for a menorah lighting, Kahoot game, and gelt and gift. Read more here.

Hanukkah Light? Hanukkah Lite!

Tuesday, December 15th | 5:30-7:00PM

Join Temple Beth-El for Hanukkah fun for all. Enjoy songs, trivia, humor, and lighting of the menorah over zoom. Join here.

Chabad Young Professionals’ Free Menorah Delivery

All Season

Chabab Young Professionals are giving away free menorahs to get into the holiday spirit. Fill in your information and get a complimentary menorah delivered straight to your home. Get your menorah here.

Joey No Nuts Cafe Hanukkah Donuts

All Season

Go to 638 Willow Ave in Hoboken where Joey No Nuts Cafe will be selling custard and jelly donuts for Hanukkah. Read more about placing your order here.

Happy Holidays!

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Katie is a Jersey girl born and raised. Living in central New Jersey, she loves spending her summers on the shore. During the rest of the year, you can find her studying on campus at Stevens Institute of Technology where she is majoring in Marketing. Hoboken is now her home away from home and she can’t live without walks by the Hudson or spontaneous trips into New York City.