Hanukkah began Tuesday and area congregations and Jewish community centers are preparing for the Festival of Lights this week with dinners, menorah lightings and services.
Temple Emanuel on Bower Hill Road in Mt. Lebanon will have a Chanukah dinner and candle lighting Wednesday a 6 p.m. It will also have regular services Friday night. Those attending can bring their menorahs for a lighting before the services begin at 7:30 p.m.
A worker at the Ahavath Achim Congregation in Carnegie said they will “just be having our regular stuff” during the week.
Chabad Jewish Center for Living and Learning is having its Chanukah party this Monday at 6:30 p.m. The center is located on McFarland Road in Dormont, and those who want to attend must RSVP by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Jewish Community Center had a party over the weekend, but has no more events scheduled.
If you know of any Chanukah events we’ve missed, please list them in the comments section!