Hanukkah on the town

Sunday, December 18 at Sundown - Monday, December 26 at Sundown

Celebrate Hanukkah with JSV at one of the many experiences planned for connecting and sharing our culture & traditions.

Hanukkah on Main St. | Community Candlelighting

Los Gatos Town on Main Street

Thursday, December 22 at 5:00pm | Los Gatos Civic Center Front Lawn

Join Jewish Silicon Valley and the APJCC for a special Hanukkah celebration!
Free and open to the public.  No registration required.

For questions, please contact [email protected]

Thank you to our partners: Congregation Beth David, Congregation Shir Hadash, Congregation Sinai, Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce, PJ Library, Temple Emanu-El, Yavneh Day School.

Hanukkah menorah graphic.

Hanukkah for Families

Menorahs & Miracles

Sunday, December 4 at 1:00pm | Children’s Discovery Museum

Celebrate Hanukkah at the Children’s Discovery Museum! We’ll go on a scavenger hunt, watch a puppet show, dance at a glow-in-the-dark disco, enjoy Hanukkah treats, and more!

Questions? Contact [email protected]

Puppet Show & Workshop

Sunday, December 11 at 3:00pm | JSV Family Center

Families with children age 5 and up are invited to create and take home a unique puppet! The workshop will be conducted by Koren Zuckeman, a puppeteer and puppet maker with a background in psychology and education.

Questions? Contact [email protected].

Camp Shalom Winter Break Camp

December 19 – January 6 | Addison-Penzak JCC

Hang out at the APJCC’s youth lounge and Club J, for a fun-filled day of supervised activities for kids in grades K-5. Crafts, games, sports, playground time, and more.  Join us as we create, explore, play and make new friends!


More Holiday Fun!

Exploring Art: Hanukkah Menorahs!

Wednesday, December 14 at 12:30pm | Virtual

The Hanukkah menorah is the most associated object in Jewish tradition with the holiday of

Hanukkah, with the only and exclusive mitzvah and the central symbol of the holiday.

We will look at different Hanukkah menorahs, their designs and origins. If you have a favorite hanukkiyah or one with a special story, please bring it along! [Can be a picture] We will leave time to share.


FRI-J: Donuts of Hanukkah

Friday, December 16 at 9:30am | APJCC Welcome Center

A yummy Psycho Donuts Hanukkah pop-up stand!

Join the donut masters of Psycho Donuts to taste their new Hanukkah donuts (sufganiyot). Choose your filling and topping and get inspired for the holiday of fried treats. 

Open to the public, no registration required.

Girl with giant donut

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