Chanukah Happenings at The SYJCC



Verve 55+ Chanukah Celebration @ the SYJCC Piano Bar

A game night with live music and latkes!

Play one of our games, or bring your own, and a bottle of wine. Soak up all the ambiance of a piano bar, including live music, a unique latkes bar, light desserts, and coffee & teas.

Celebrate Chanukah with a fun evening out with friends and make some new ones!

Thursday, December 15, 2022 |  7:00-9:00 pm

Fee: $25 | Member Discounted Fee $20

To Register, please


Chanukah Shabbat Lunch & Party

Chanukah traditions with Bat-Sheva Slavin and music by Henry Covner. Delicious lunch including latkes & Jelly donuts.

Friday, December 16, 2022 | 12:00-2:00 pm

$10 per person

Registration required, call x147 or x146 to register. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

MOVIE- Love, Lights, Chanukah

As Christina prepares her restaurant for Christmas, a DNA test reveals that she’s Jewish! The discovery leads her to a new family and a new, unlikely romance over eight crazy nights.

Featuring Ben Savage, Mia Kirschner and Marilu Henner.

Thursday, December 22, 2022 |  12:45-2:25 pm

No Registration Required.


Celebrate Israel at 75!
Community-Wide Jerusalem LEGO Build

Loads of Family Fun for Everyone!

100,000 LEGO Bricks
400 Square-Foot Build

Sunday, December 4, 2022 | 1:30-4:00 pm

$10 per builder or $40 per family

Space is limited. Reserve your spot today!


Menorah Making

Susan Buroker, our Artist in Residence, will guide you step-by-step as you create your very own ceramic Menorah keepsake to use in your home when celebrating the holiday with your family.

Sunday, December 11, 2022 | 2:00-4:00 pm

Fee: $50 | Member Discounted Fee: $40


Family Chanukah Celebration

Chanukah play featuring Stage 74 and “Just One Wheel”, latkes & gelt, dreidel spinning, and more!
*Children will have the opportunity to ride a unicycle after the show

Sunday, December 18, 2022 | 1:30-3:00 pm

FREE– please bring an unwrapped toy to be donated for children in need

To Sign up, please


Community Candle Lighting

Community Candle Lighting at Commack Corners. Menorah lighting, latkes, donuts, dreidels, chocolate gelt, music and more

Location: Commack Corners Shopping Center (SE corner of Jericho Turnpike and Commack Road)

Monday, December 19, 2022 | 7:00 pm 

Co-sponsored with Chabad of Mid-Suffolk, Dix Hills Jewish Center, East Northport Jewish Center, Melville Jewish Center, and Temple Beth David of Commack


Chanukah Israeli Gift Basket

Includes: Fine Israeli products

Organic HoneyVirgin Olive OilDead Sea SaltChocolate BabkaHand dipped Chanukah Candles

Limited availability. Please order by December 9, 2022

$45 per basket

To Purchase, please


Israeli Artists Art & Jewelry Show

Moshe Monzon Gallery, Beautiful Holiday Gifts, and Israeli Judaic, Art and Jewelry.

Thursday, December 8- Friday, December 9, 2022 

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Located in the SYJCC Lobby

Holiday Boutique

Games, candles, decorations, and more!

Monday, November 28- Friday, December 2, 2022 and Sunday, December 4, 2022 

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Located in the SYJCC Lobby

Scholastic Book Fair

Come Shop for all your Holiday needs while fundraising for our Early Childhood Center and Jewish Education Programs.

Monday, November 28- Friday, December 2, 2022 and Sunday, December 4, 2022 

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Located in the SYJCC Lobby