Saturday, December 8, 2012
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with these local services and events.
This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8, and ends a week later on Sunday, Dec. 16. According to Chabad.org, Hanukkah starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev and lasts for eight days. For those of us who aren't attuned to the Jewish calendar, that translates to sundown on Saturday, Dec. 8. Chabad Jewish Center of Monroville will ignite a public six-foot menorah followed by a community-wide celebration on the third evening of Chanukah (Hanukkah), which falls on Monday, Dec. 10, at 5:30pm at the Holiday Inn Monroeville, 2750 Mosside Blvd. in Monroeville. The ceremony will include menorah lighting, live music, traditional Chanuka foods such as Latkes and Donuts, Chanuka crafts for children and great entertainment…
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Have you trimmed your spending because of the economy or has good fortune enabled you to spend more?
Many of you might already be done with your holiday shopping. Still others might be waiting for even better deals that sometimes pop up prior to Christmas. But how does your spending compare to prior holiday seasons? Those who have lost jobs due to the economy, who feel their jobs might be threatened or who have suffered other setbacks might be a little tighter with the purse strings than someone who just got that promotion. With Black Friday and Small Business Saturday over, and Cyber Monday waiting for a business surge tomorrow, you should have a pretty good handle on your 2012 holiday budget. So how much do you plan to spend this holiday season? Let us know by voting in our poll. And tell us in the comments section why you are spending …
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The event will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Monroeville.
The Chabad Jewish Center of Monroeville is celebrating Chanukah (Hanukkah) with the community on Wednesday. Hanukkah begins at sunset today, Dec. 20, and ends at sunset on Wednesday, Dec. 28. There will be a Grand Menorah Lighting and Chanukah Celebration beginning at 6 p.m. at the Monroeville Holiday Inn, 2750 Mosside Boulevard. There is no cost to attend and the public is invited. After the lighting of the menorah, visitors can enjoy latkas, sufganiyot, music and dancing, and more activities for people of all ages. An RSVP is suggested. For more information, call 412-372-1000 or email Rabbi@JewishMonroeville.com.