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Hanukkah at B'nai Zion

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However you spell it: Hanukkah, Chanukah, Hannukah, Januka...  the Festival of Lights is a wonderful time to celebrate!

Hanukkah at B'nai Zion is filled with the glow and warmth of the holiday,
however during the pandemic, all events are virtual.

2020: Light Candles each night Thursday, December 10 through Thursday, December 17.

- Check the calendar each night of Hanukkah to see how to light candles with Rabbi Jana.

Most nights it will be 5:30 PM (Central). CLICK HERE for Zoom access for all nights except Sunday.
-Friday December 11 we will light Shabbat candles together too.
-6 PM Saturday night with Havdalah
- Sunday night we will light candles together with the rest of the Jewish community of Shreveport at the Jewish Federation Party.  
CLICK HERE to go to the Jewish Federation Party website, get the Zoom access.




Hanukkah supplies and gifts are available at the B'nai Zion Sisterhood Gift Shop





Click here for Rabbi Jana's  Hanukkah Resources website
Learn the Blessings; Sing Songs; Play Dreidel and more


Watch the cool new Hanukkah music videos that Rabbi Jana and her sibling made:
NEW> The Dreidel Song to a Funky Beat (Rabbi Jana, her sister Marya and Adam sing this version
NEW> Mi Y'malel / Who Can Retell  (Rabbi Jana sings a traditional song to very modern accompaniment. Her brothers Erik (saxophone) and Scott (trumpet) and her sister Marya (singing) also perform during the song.
NEW> Maoz Tzur / Rock of Ages (Rabbi Jana's sister Marya sings the song as a round.)
NEW> B'nai Zion Hanukkiyot (Congregants sent pictures of their Hanukkiyot) 

Hanukkah on Red River Radio

Click here for Hanukkah Radio Programs on Red River Radio.
Once again this year Rabbi Jana and B'nai Zion are making a contribution to the North Louisiana Food Bank for the Winter Holiday Backpack drive. Thanks to our contribution, if anyone makes a donation to Red River Radio during the Winter Fund Drive (through December 13), backpacks filled with food will be provided to children in the Red River Radio listening area during the winter months and all year. Click here for details about the Backpack donation drive.

Hanukkah Parties


The Annual North Louisiana Jewish Federation Hanukkah Party will be

on Zoom Sunday, December 13. 

Registration required to receive Zoom information. CLICK HERE to go to the Jewish Federation Party website.

- Candle Lighting

- Songs

- Stories

- Dreidel Competition

- Order to-go dinner

Shop the B'nai Zion Sisterhood Gift Shop for Hanukkah

The Gift Shop is stocked with Hanukkah merchandise. Make purchases whenever the office is open (usually 9-2 M-F). Please call ahead.

Pictures from Previous Year Hanukkah Celebrations

Here are some pictures from Hanukkah Shabbat previous years:

Click here for Pictures from Hanukkah Party 2017

Wed, September 22 2021 16 Tishrei 5782