Islington Menorah Lighting

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Date: Sunday 2 December 2018

Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Islington Green, Upper St, N1 8DU

Tube: Angel

Price: Free, no tickets required

Age group: All, family-friendly


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Celebrate the first night of Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, with the entire Islington community at this annual free event.

A brand new Chanukiah, nine-branched Menorah, will be specially created this year by the Jewish community of Islington during collaborative workshops with local artists. So come and witness the ceremony of lighting this very special Menorah to the sound of live klezmer music and scent of latkes, sing traditional songs, play dreidel, dance to the hottest Jewish tunes, make your own candles with the Jewish Museum and marvel at spectacular light performances.

And last but not least: there will be hundreds of free latkes, doughnuts, Chanukah gelt and hot cocoa for everyone to tuck into!

This is the eighth time Chabad Islington hosts the Menorah Lighting at Islington Green. Last years’ celebrations attracted crowds of up to 1000 people, bringing together Jewish and non-Jewish members of Islington community.

The Islington Menorah Lighting is supported by Islington Council and hosted by Chabad Islington. This event is free and open to all – please join with your family, friends and neighbours!

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