Hanukkah at Romemu

Sunday, December 10

A Gift of Hanukkah Learning from Romemu – Spend a Sunday morning with us as we learn, eat, and prepare for the Festival of Lights!
 
Hanukkah Hebrew Speak-Easy with Master Hebrew Teachers Rhonna Rogol and Jeremy Rosenshine
10:30 AM – 12 PM
Romemu Office: 43 Central Park North, Suite 1A
 
Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights (Hag Ha’urim) is upon us. Join us to experience Hanukkah’s rich Hebrew terminology, customs, blessings and songs to warm our hearts. Free and open to all – A Hanukkah gift of learning to Romemu – no registration required. 
 
Community Hanukkah Lunch
12 PM – 12:30 PM
Romemu Office: 43 Central Park North, Suite 1A
 
Bring a vegetarian lunch to enjoy with others in between sessions. Sufganiyot (Special Hanukkah Doughnuts) will be served. 
 
Light Power with Rabbi Josh Buchin
12:30 – 1:30PM
Romemu Office: 43 Central Park North, Suite 1A
 
Celebrate the festival of lights! Come explore the history and practices of Hanukkah and learn how to bring out your inner light. Free and open to all – no registration required. 

Tuesday, December 12

Songs for the Soul: Songs and Meditations for Hanukkah with Hazzan Basya Schechter and Laura Wolfe
6:15 PM – 7:15 PM
Solomon Schechter – 805 Columbus Ave.
 
Join us for an expanded musical prayer service as we celebrate the first night of Hanukkah together. This service will feature chanting of sacred phrases and prayers, wordless melodies (nigunim), silent meditation, and a short d’var Torah (words of Torah). Free and open to all – no registration required. 
 
Hanukkah Edition of Beit Midrash with Rabbi Dianne Cohler-Esses
7:15 PM – 8:30 PM
Solomon Schechter – 805 Columbus Ave.
 
Start your holiday off with warmth, community and learning. Join us for a special Hanukkah torah study followed by candle lighting, latkes, and cake!

Thursday, December 14

7 PM – 10 PM
Redeemer Loft 150 West 83rd Street  
Celebrate with old friends and make new ones over Yiddish and Greek inspired food, an open bar, dancing, great music featuring the Romemu Klezmer band, and much more! Please click here to register!

Saturday, December 16 

Kirtan Rabbi Hanukkah Celebration
8 PM – 9:30 PM
Integral Yoga – 227 W 13th Street
 
Kirtan Rabbi returns for the Saturday night of Hanukkah! Featuring RebDrew, Shoshana Jedwab, Taylor Bergren-Chrisman, and Renee Finkelstein, as well as new guests, most of all it features YOU! Because it is the evening of the fifth day of Hanukkah, we will light the menorah and the havdalah candles and offer chants to bring more light into the world. Registration required. For more information and to register, please click here

Sunday, December 17

Let it Shine: A Hanukkah Festival that Puts your Family’s Love into Action
3 PM – 5 PM
The New Jewish Home – 120 West 106th
 
Kids ages 0-10 and their grownups are invited for an afternoon of Hanukkah music, fun, and mitzvot! This event is co-hosted by Romemu and PJ Library. Registration required. For more information and to register, please click here
 
Sign up at https://pjlibrary.org/NewYork to receive the gift of free Jewish bedtime stories and songs each month!

Monday, December 18

Light Inside Out: A Hanukkah Meditation with Diane Burhenne
7 PM – 8:30 PM
Romemu Office: 43 Central Park North, 1B
 
A spiritually mindful Hanukkah workshop that will weave together Hassidic teachings, meditation, and embodied practice. Light, a central theme of Hanukkah, will guide us as we bring our awareness to spiritually illuminating aspects of the holiday. To RSVP, please email Diane Burhenne at dpburhenne@gmail.com