2019-01-02 / Voice at the Shore

Chanukah 5779 at the Shore


1. A lively group of 45 young professionals in their 20s and 30s attended NextGen’s Vodka & Latkes Chanukah celebration on Dec. 6, which featured a latke-making demonstration by a private chef and a dreidel competition. 1. A lively group of 45 young professionals in their 20s and 30s attended NextGen’s Vodka & Latkes Chanukah celebration on Dec. 6, which featured a latke-making demonstration by a private chef and a dreidel competition. The light and love of Chanukah shone bright throughout the shore area at many celebrations last month. The pictures show only a few of the many Chanukah events that took place this year.



2. Kat Nailon lit the Chanukiah at the NextGen Vodka & Latkes Chanukah celebration on Dec. 6. 2. Kat Nailon lit the Chanukiah at the NextGen Vodka & Latkes Chanukah celebration on Dec. 6.

3. The JCC hosted a fun-filled Community Chanukah Bingo Night on December 4. 3. The JCC hosted a fun-filled Community Chanukah Bingo Night on December 4.

4. From left: Jewish Federation staff members Rachel Waldman and Samantha Hammond pose for a picture at the Community Chanukah Bingo Night with Melanie Waldman (one of the winners!) and Jon Weisman. 4. From left: Jewish Federation staff members Rachel Waldman and Samantha Hammond pose for a picture at the Community Chanukah Bingo Night with Melanie Waldman (one of the winners!) and Jon Weisman.

5. Teens at Kulanu High School of Jewish Studies celebrated Chanukah with their annual Pajamakah celebration. In addition to wearing pajamas to class, the students also brought in pajamas to donate to Atlantic City Rescue Mission. 5. Teens at Kulanu High School of Jewish Studies celebrated Chanukah with their annual Pajamakah celebration. In addition to wearing pajamas to class, the students also brought in pajamas to donate to Atlantic City Rescue Mission.

6. The Stockton University Hillel held a Dreidel spin-off and gift exchange. 6. The Stockton University Hillel held a Dreidel spin-off and gift exchange.

7. Chabad at Stockton held a latke frying competition with Galloway police officers as the judges. Here, Stockton students present their latkes to the judges. 7. Chabad at Stockton held a latke frying competition with Galloway police officers as the judges. Here, Stockton students present their latkes to the judges.

8. At Beth Israel’s Latke Fest on Dec. 7, a full house enjoyed a performance by some of their youngest members. 8. At Beth Israel’s Latke Fest on Dec. 7, a full house enjoyed a performance by some of their youngest members.

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