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Hanukkah begins Saturday, Dec. 8 | Photos

By REPORTER STAFF
Mercer Island Reporter Staff
December 5, 2012 · 12:10 PM
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Kari Haas, a volunteer, holds a colorful menorah in the Herzl-Ner Tamid Judaica Shop. Hanukkah begins this Saturday, Dec. 8. / Rebecca Mar/Staff photo

Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is an eight-day celebration. The Herzl-Ner Tamid Judaica Shop on Mercer Island offers a variety of Hanukkah items. Shop hours are 12-3:30 p.m., Wednesdays; 12-2 p.m., Dec. 6; 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. 7; and by appointment. The shop will be closed from Dec. 19 to Jan. 2.

Learn more at www.h-nt.org or contact manager Lana Finegold at (425) 747-5742.

Here are some of the local Hanukkah events taking place in the next two weeks:

Hands-On Hanukkah: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Dec. 9, Northgate Mall, 401 N.E. Northgate Way, Seattle, 98125. Join the SJCC and Jewish Outreach Institute for activities, candle lighting.

Chanukah at HNT: “Sparks & Spuds,” 6:13-7:30 p.m., Dec. 11, Herzl-Ner Tamid, 3700 East Mercer Way. Potato bar and soufganiot. $10 (adults); free for kids under 13. Bring travel-sized toiletries to donate for Day of Service Personal Needs Drive.

Hanukkah Under The Stars: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Dec. 15, Stroum Jewish Community Center, 3801 East Mercer Way. SJCC community Hanukkah celebration. Buy dinner. Free admission with donation to Jewish Family Service. www.sjcc.org.

Photos from the Judaica Shop by Rebecca Mar.

 

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