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Chanukah 

Get Ready for Chanukah 5782!

The TEE clergy wish you a Happy Chanukah!

Cantor Goldman and the Lions singing a Chanukah song!

Check out our upcoming Chanukah events!

Monday, November 29 at 5:00 PM
New members of the past two years are invited to join us for a Menorah lighting on the front lawn.

New Member Menorah Lighting

Monday, November 29 at 5:00 PM

New members of the past two years are invited to join us for a Menorah lighting on the front lawn.
Thursday, December 2 at 5:00 PM
Join us in the parking lot as we join together to Celebrate the Festival of Lights. We'll sing songs with the clergy, eat from the Glazed and Confused Donut Truck, and watch the Chanukah Rugrats episode.

Chanukah Drive-In Party

Thursday, December 2 at 5:00 PM

Join us in the parking lot as we join together to Celebrate the Festival of Lights. We’ll sing songs with the clergy, eat from the Glazed and Confused Donut Truck, and watch the Chanukah Rugrats episode.
Friday, December 3 at 6:00 PM 
Join us for a very special Chanukah Shabbat Hallelu with the TEWnies (TEE's Youth Choir)

Chanukah Shabbat Hallelu with the TEWnies

Friday, December 3 at 6:00 PM

Join us for a very special Chanukah Shabbat Hallelu with the TEWnies (TEE’s Youth Choir)

Volunteer at Rise Against Hunger

Rise Against Hunger, an international humanitarian organization, is growing a global movement to end hunger by empowering communities, nourishing lives and responding to emergencies. 

We need volunteers to help Temple Emanu-El pack over 20,000 meals on Sunday, December 12 at 10:45 AM! Suggested donation amount is $36/family.

 

Do you know all of the Chanukah candle blessings?

For first night only:

HEBREW TEXT

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה, יְיָ אֱלֹהֵינוּ, מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם, שֶׁהֶחֱיָנוּ וְקִיְּמָנוּ וְהִגִּיעָנוּ לַזְּמַן הַזֶּה.

TRANSLITERATION

Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam, shehecheyanu v’kiy’manu v’higiyanu laz’man hazeh.

TRANSLATION
Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of all, who has kept us alive, sustained us, and brought us to this season.

Blessing 1

HEBREW TEXT

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה, יְיָ
אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ, מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם,
אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָֽׁנוּ בְּמִצְוֺתָיו
וְצִוָּֽנוּ לְהַדְלִיק נֵר שֶׁל חֲנֻכָּה.

TRANSLITERATION

Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam, asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav v’tsivanu l’hadlik ner shel Hanukkah. 

TRANSLATION

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of all, who hallows us with mitzvot, commanding us to kindle the Hanukkah lights.

Blessing 2

HEBREW TEXT

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה, יְיָ
אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ, מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם,
 שֶׁעָשָׂה נִסִּים לַאֲבוֹתֵֽינוּ וְאִמּוֹתֵֽינוּ
 בַּיָּמִים הָהֵם בַּזְּמַן הַזֶּה.

TRANSLITERATION

Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam, she-asah nisim laavoteinu v’imoteinu bayamim hahaeim baz’man hazeh. 

TRANSLATION

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of all, who performed wonderous deeds for our ancestors in days of old at this season.