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Hanukkah Hub

Craft Ideas, Recipes, Music Videos, Podcasts, Cooking Videos, and more to help your family celebrate together or apart.

EVENTS

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HANUKKAH FILM FESTIVAL 2021

Presented by Menemsha Films in partnership with MJFF and the JCA 

November 28th – December 5th, 2021
1 TICKET | 8 NIGHTS | 11 FILMS

Celebrate the Hanukkah season with eight nights of exclusive, award-winning new films, available to view from the comfort of home via your TV, computer or mobile devices. 

Tickets: $36 with promo code “MAINE” 

Your ticket purchase provides limited-time access to this series of 11 films, plus exclusive filmmaker discussions and more, with new content added each night of Hanukkah. This series is available throughout North America, in partnership with film festivals, synagogues and Jewish organizations across the U.S. and Canada. Proceeds from your purchase support Jewish cultural programming in our community! 

JFest Hanukkah Festival of Lights Art Performance

JFEST ONLINE: HANUKKAH: THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS    

Wednesday, December 1st | 6:00 PM ET  

A JFest event presented by the JCCA on the Virtual J platform  

Presented by the JCC Association and JArts Boston 

Join JCC Association with our partners at JArts and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston as we come together to celebrate Hanukkah. Eight female international Jewish artists, including singer Tair Haim of A-Wa, Italian chef Sylvia Nacamulli, and dancer Rachel Linsky, will share pieces that are inspired by Hanukkiot from the MFA Judaica collection, one of the largest Judaica collections in a major American museum.  It will be an unforgettable evening of performance, learning, and artistic engagement for all ages.  

JFest Hanukkah Concert Mister G

JFEST ONLINE: HANUKKAH CONCERT WITH MISTER G & FRIENDS   

Monday, December 6th | 5:30 PM ET 

A JFest event presented by the JCCA on the Virtual J platform  

Join Latin Grammy Award-winning musician Mister G and his international band of Jewish music-makers from Israel, Mexico, and Argentina for a special family engagement Hanukkah concert, filled with ruach (spirit).  

LOCAL AND ONLINE HANUKKAH EVENTS

Check out our list of 2021 Hanukkah Happenings all over Southern Maine!

CRAFTS 


Toilet paper roll menorah & Popsicle stick menorah 
https://www.parentmap.com/article/hanukkah-crafts-for-kids 

 

Origami Dreidel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=509KjnZeM_Q 

 

Origami Menorah – intermediate level activity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrdI6xDrSxU

 

Hanukkah Recipes and Activities from PJ Library (Pinterest)
https://www.pinterest.com/pjlibrary/hanukkah-recipes-and-activities/?autologin=true 

Menorah Finger Painting

Chanukah Menorah Finger Painting

Chanukah Potato Stamps

Chanukah Potato Stamps Craft

RECIPES


Joan Nathan’s Sufganiyot (fried jelly doughnuts) 
https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/food/articles/ultimate-sufganiyot-video 

 

Adeena Sussman’s Bimuelos with Honey Orange Drizzle – A Sephardic Hanukkah dessert
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/recipe/bimuelos-with-honey-orange-drizzle/ 

  

Persian Potato Pancakes
https://www.washingtonpost.com/recipes/persian-potato-pancakes/15656/ 

 

Keftes De Prasa, the Sephardic-Style Leek Fritters Recipe
https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2009/09/keftes-de-prasa-sephardic-style-leek-fritters-rosh-hashanah-jewish-recipe.html 

 

Grilled cheese latkes - the ultimate comfort food
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/the-nosher/how-to-make-grilled-cheese-latkes/ 

Infused Olive Oil (video)
Make Herb Infused Olive Oil 

Sculpted Cookies (video)
Colorful, Sculpted Hanukkah Cookies 

ACTIVITIES 


 

Yoga Poses for Kids
Try out these movements and poses inspired by Chanukah traditions
https://www.kidsyogastories.com/hanukkah-yoga/ 

PODCAST

Have I Got a Story for You: The Hanukkah Story (for Kids) 

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MORE PJ RESOURCES FOR HANUKKAH


 

PJ Library’s Hanukkah Hub 

https://pjlibrary.org/hanukkah 

 

A Mitzvah a Day Tradition for Hanukkah 

https://pjlibrary.org/beyond-books/pjblog/december-2019/a-mitzvah-a-day-tradition-for-hanukkah 

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