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Shine a Light Milwaukee

By JCC Milwaukee December 12, 2023

As we begin Hanukkah, we’re reminded of the miracles and hope that have illuminated our path as a community throughout the centuries.

This Hanukkah, the Milwaukee Jewish Federation & the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC are asking everyone in Milwaukee to SHINE A LIGHT on all that is good in our community, while reminding ourselves to never lose hope and to always let our collective light shine even in the darkest of times.

Here’s how you can show your support:

SHINE A LIGHT TOGETHER

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Everyone in Milwaukee – Jewish or not – can light a menorah in support of the Milwaukee Jewish Community. Let your light shine to help dispel the darkness. Download a menorah to place in your home or office and post on social media. Be the support the Jewish community needs.

SHINE A LIGHT ON MILWAUKEE

The Daniel M. Hoan Memorial Bridge will be lit as a menorah each night in partnership with Light The Hoan. We encourage everyone to light their menorahs alongside us each night.

Schedule:
December 7 at 6:00 p.m. | Lighting of the Shamash (helper candle) and first candle of the menorah
December 8 at 4:00 p.m. | Early lighting for Shabbat and lighting of the second candle
December 9-13 at 6:00 p.m. | Lighting of the next five candles
December 14 at 6:00 p.m. | Lighting of the eighth and final candle

SHINE A LIGHT ON COMMUNITY

Community-wide Hanukkah event Monday, December 11 GET DETAILS
Indoor candle lighting at the JCC every weeknight at 4:00 PM on “Main Street” (Questions? Contact us!)
Outdoor candle lighting on Silver Spring Drive next to Yellow Wood at 5:30 PM each night (Questions? Contact us!)

SHINE A LIGHT ON ANTISEMITISM

Milwaukee Jewish Federation is hosting Noa Tishby on Wednesday, December 13. Noa is a New York Times Bestselling Author and Former Special Envoy for Combating Antisemitism and Delegitimization of Israel. GET DETAILS

Learn more about the holiday of Hanukkah.