Hanukkah program

Jaffa celebrates a variety of activities in community centers and cultural centers
From December 2nd to 9th, Yafo gets in the Chanukah mood.
Activities take place between 16h30 and 18h

Third Elmina Festival for Children’s Shows at the Mandel Cultural Center
Three days of multicultural and multidisciplinary celebration of the holidays – Chanukah, Christmas and the birth of the Prophet. A variety of plays by the Almina Theater – including three premieres !!! (“Trumpeti”, “Two on the Roof” and “Wonder”), indoor and outdoor performances, and for the first time from abroad as well: free outdoor activities, virtuoso circus performances, theater performances, colorful space figures, Chocolates and lots of surprises !!!

📍Mandel Cultural Center, 2 Hatihya St., corner of HaTikuma Street 1, Jaffa
🗓Thursday and Saturday December 6 – 8, from 17h30 to 19h30 on Fridays from 9:00-14h

Price: 50 nis (Digite card: 35 nis)

Resa: 050-2800-300 or 03-5335444

Hanukrism at the Arab-Jewish Center

Baking and decorating ginger cookies, Creative corners, donuts for everyone, candle lighting,

📍The Arab Jewish Community Center, Kedem St. 109, Jaffa
🗓Sunday, December 9, 2018, at 16:30

Admission is free


Hanukkah celebration of the Cherner House
Sunday, December 2 at 16:30 Workshop donuts decoration (two rounds of 50 minutes)
Monday, December 3 at 4:30 pm “The rolling pancake” – story and operation
Tuesday, December 4 at 16:30 “What a holiday for me” Hanukka show with Mayiki
Wednesday, December 5 at 16:30 Workshop for making Chanukah menorahs
Thursday, December 6 at 16:30 A drumming workshop with Hanukkah songs

📍Cherner House Community Center, 23 Hassidiyot HaYamim Street, Jaffa
🗓Sunday-Thursday, December 2-6

During the week, the Gymboree will be open for free for children under the age of 4, and lighting Hanukkah candles and distributing donuts at 18:00

The enchanting Hanukkah tours of Old Jaffa
A wonderful experience for the entire family in the enchanting old alleys of Jaffa, between the artists’ homes, the galleries and the stadia, which, on the occasion of the holiday, create antique and artistic menorahs.
The tour will be accompanied by stories about life in ancient Jaffa under the rule of the Greeks and the Hasmonean period and an observation of the lights surrounding Jaffa.

After the battle for the Temple and the victory of the Maccabees the Romans remained in Jerusalem a great destruction, come to the farm, look for Maccabees and go search for the pitcher.
Luckily, the wise Maccabees had hidden a small oil jar in our farm!

We’ll look in the animal corner, maybe the goats and sheep will tell us, we’ll look in the maze of figs and other corners.
We will find out how to make olive oil and make decorated jugs that we can make at home for special twists.
By switching will not go before the menorah together, we sing Hanukkah songs and fulfill our stomachs tempted taboon time with olive oil (and chocolate of course)

🗓01.12.2018 , 10:00 – 12:00
📍Yehoshua Rosh Pina Junction, entrance by car from Rokach St. Ramat Gan, opposite house 74., Rokach Boulevard 74, Tel Aviv-Jaffa

39 nis/child (2 years or older)
10 nis/adult

An opening happening and workshops in honor of a new archaeological exhibition in the Rock Garden, in cooperation with the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Come to a festive family celebration for a new archaeological exhibition in the Rock Garden, in cooperation with the Israel Antiquities Authority. The exhibition will be launched on Hanukkah and will present the magnificent architecture brought here by the Roman and Byzantine empires hundreds of years ago.

Four workshops will be held within the framework of the event:
* Vegetation in archeology – plant life in everyday life in ancient times. We will introduce herbs and herbs from ancient times and prepare a fragrant bag.
* Hasmonean coins – the Hasmonean coins and the story of the holiday through the small finds. We will create a coin reconstruction with engraving on aluminum.
* Light and Light – Light in the Ancient World. We will learn about the development of ceramic lamps through a portable display of artifacts and prepare a personal candle house.
* What is the currency? – The signs of the plant world on coins. We will create a coin model with elements for mounting on the door.

🗓09.12.2018 , 10:00 – 13:00
📍Ganei Yehoshua – The Rock Garden, Rokach Boulevard Israel, Tel Aviv-Jaffa

The Rock Garden in Ganei Yehoshua covers an area of ​​40 dunams, with a variety of rocks from all parts of the country. In the garden is a pruned garden, with formal, classic and Mediterranean gardens. The impressive architectural elements are integrated into the pruned garden.
The exhibits in the garden were brought from the state treasures, and they are testimony to the impressive buildings that were built in Israel in the 1st-7th centuries CE in the Land of Israel. This period is characterized by imperial construction of magnificent public buildings, which incorporated three classical styles developed in ancient Greece: the order of the Dori, the Greek order and the Corinthian order.

Hanukkah at the Port of Tel Aviv

During the Hanukkah holiday, “we are wandering around the Tel Aviv port!”
A huge and lighted dreidel installation will be placed on the deck in the Tel Aviv port and there will be a championship championship
The Tel Aviv Port invites the general public to be part of a spectacular spectacle of colorful and colorful tulips, photograph them and go to the official Hattag. There will also be a competition for the harbor’s spinning top championship – a fun and fun experience for the entire family

During the holiday of Hanukkah in 2018, the Tel Aviv Port will stand on the deck, a huge and colorful installation of spinning tulips called “Spinning the Tel Aviv Port.” Visitors will be able to take a photo with the installation and upload to their account account with the #SvivoNamal and label the port @tlv_port
The original photos will be uploaded on the port’s official instagram page.
In addition, during the holiday there will be an experiential experience for the entire family: the Tel Aviv Port Spinning Championship, the championship will include prizes and fun fun games, quizzes and dancing in the spirit of Hanukkah that are suitable for families of all ages. Along with fun and humorous dueling competitions.
Photo credit: Studio City Platon

The installation will be illuminated and will be held throughout the days and nights of Hanukkah 2-10 December

🗓Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 4, 5 and 6 of December
📍Port of Tel Aviv


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