Chanukah Programs at JCC South Hills

Posted on Nov 29, 2012

Community Chanukah Workshop
Sunday, December 2
12:30-3 pm
JCC South Hills • 345 Kane Boulevard

Join with your South Hills friends from the JCC, Beth El Congregation of the South Hills, Temple Emanuel of South Hills, Chabad of the South Hills, Beth Israel Center (Pleasant Hills), Beth Israel Congregation (Washington, PA) and Congregation Ahavath Achim (the Carnegie Shul) for our annual Community Chanukah Celebration.

  • Chanukah songfest with Rabbis Alex Greenbaum, Mark Mahler, Jessica Locketz, Mendel Rosenblum and Donni Aaron
  • Pizza or latke lunch while supplies last
  • Make your own usable Chanukiah
  • Make your own dreidel
  • Make usable Chanukah wrapping paper
  • Lego Chanukiah Building Contest
  • Storytelling with Batya Rosenblum
  • Lots of fun for the entire family

Open to the entire community. No fee RSVP requested but not required

Annual Mitzvah* Menorah
Help us make a child’s holiday brighter, happier and more hopeful. Age-appropriate, new and unwrapped gifts may be donated and placed in the designated box in our lobby. Gifts will be taken to The Squirrel Hill Food Pantry (a program of Jewish Family and Children’s Service) and to the South Hills Interfaith Ministries on December 5.
Drop-off days: November 19-December 5
Suggested gift items:
Toys • Clothing • Books • Dolls • Small Electronics •
Rattles • Art Supplies • Board Games
Place your unwrapped gift items in the gift box in the JCC South Hills lobby. Thank you for your generous donations.
*Mitzvah: A commandment to do something good for someone else

Lobby Candle Lighting
Please join us on the following dates and times for Chanukah Candle Lighting and Chanukah Songs.

  • Monday, December 10—5 pm
  • Tuesday, December 11—5 pm
  • Wednesday, December 12—5 pm
  • Thursday, December 13—5 pm
  • Friday, December 14—4 pm

Chanukah Holiday Gift Sale
The perfect place to find the perfect gift for your holiday giving.
Monday, November 26 • 8 am-7 pm
Tuesday, November 27 • 8 am-7 pm
Proceeds benefit the JCC South Hills Early Childhood and Family Services Departments

  • Jewelry
  • Candy
  • Organic make-up and skin care products
  • Beauti-Control Spa and Wellness products
  • Young Chef Academy
  • Hand-Knitted items
  • Handcrafted cards
  • Chanukah Candles
  • Chanukah Wrapping Paper
  • Dreidels
  • And More

Vendor Tables Still Available!


For more information or to register, please contact Ann Haalman at (412) 278-1975, ext. 204