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Annual Hanukkah Festival at Temple Beth El in Ithaca

Carmel Tadmor Kaminer in ConcertBetsy Gram, CeramicistBook FairCrafts/Gifts FairFamily Craft ActivitiesMaking Fresh Latkes

Temple Beth El will once again open its doors to the Ithaca community in celebration of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. The holiday begins this year on the evening of Sunday, December 2nd. The festival will be on December 2nd from 11 AM to 3 PM. The temple is located at the corner of Court and Tioga Streets in downtown Ithaca.
Drop in and you’ll find a lively indoor market where the scents of savory potato latkes and sweet apple fritters mingle with the melodies of a special holiday concert and the beauty of handmade gifts for sale. NEW, this year, will be a book fair of gently used books of Jewish interest. The prices will be great!
This year, there will be some very special demos, workshops and a concert. At noon, a Maccabee swordplay demonstration for all ages, will be followed by two swordplay workshops for children ages 9 and above (pre-registration required). From 12:30 to 1:30, Paper Snowflake Art will run a workshop for all ages in the fine art of paper cutting. A family craft program will run from 1:30 to 3.
The highlight of this year's festival will be a concert at 2 PM, by Carmel Tadmor Kaminer, entitled, From Jerusalem of Gold to Hallelujah. Carmel enjoys an international career, combining concert repertoire, theater music, Hebrew songs and folksongs. She has performed as a solo singer with many different music groups such as the Haifa Symphony and for organizations such as The Rotary, Bnei-Brith, the Haifa Foundation and the Municipality of Haifa. Her performances, promoting love, acceptance and peace have led her from Israel to the US, France, Germany and Bulgaria.

Time and Place
December 2, 2018, 11:00 am
Temple Beth El 402 N. Tioga St, Ithaca NY 14850
Delicious latkes for sale!