Last updated December 14th 2017

Hannukah celebrates the miracle of the menorah oil lasting eight days! It’s a widely celebrated festival in Israel, with loads of parties and communal candle-lighting, and lots of donuts (sufganiyot in Hebrew) and other fried goodies. Hug hanukkah sameach!


To learn more about Hanukkah and it’s traditions, check out our Hanukkah Survival Guide


Top Donuts:

You can find AMAZING and very different donuts across Tel Aviv, but to make the search easier, we went and tried out a few of the city’s trusted favorites to see if they have still got it for this year’s Hanukkah celebrations, click here to find out where are the best sufganiot in Tel Aviv.


Top Video:

We had to share this video because we think it’s great – thanks for sharing Gennady and Eretz Nehederet! It’s in Hebrew with Hebrew subtitles, but the Hebrew is pretty easy to follow – good luck!


Top Events:

Here are some of this year’s best events, to see full list of Hanukkah events click here.

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Religious Events

Friday Night 15/12

Communal Shabbat Hanukka Dinner @ North Central Synagogue, Tel Aviv 


Please join us on Friday night of Chanukah for a fun, relaxing, l’chaim-filled Shabbat dinner with our community! Read More


Shabbat Dinner by the Chanukah Candles @ ITV Center, Tel Aviv 

ITV invites you to celebrate Chanukah in style, at a special Shabbat Dinner by the candles. Read More


Sunday 17/12

Jewish Reggae Chanukah Concert @ Tel Aviv International Synagogue, Tel Aviv 
Join Jewish Reggae Master Ron Wiseman and his band Kedusha for our Chanukah Concert and Celebration! Read More


Hanukkah Meetups

Thursday 14/12

Frequency of the Earth @ Bascula, Tel Aviv Israel


This time an earth frequency is celebrated on Hanukkah, a holiday that symbolizes the light that connects and teaches us the communication inside. The one that came to illuminate the dark places in us and open to us the ability to see clearly the acquisitions of the heart, the ego. Read More


Hanukkah Prom @Gordo @ Gordon Beach, Tel Aviv 
So we decided to jump off the roof and land in front of Gordon Beach for a one-time event filled with alcohol and deep-fried pastries … Read More


Sunday 17/12

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows @ Cinemateque, Tel Aviv 
Hanukkahdara – The annual Harry Potter Congregation for adults! And this year a big and festive conference especially from morning till evening to mark the 20th anniversary of the series that remained alive and changed our lives. Read More


The Hanukkah Conference of Manga and Anime @ Shprintsak 4, Tel Aviv Israel


The annual Hanukkah Conference of Manga and Anime! Read More


Monday 18/12

Chanukah Party @ NBN TLV, Tel Aviv 

There’s no better way to celebrate Chanukah than with a party @ the Hub! Read More


Angels accompany – celebrate the Festival of Light @ Pele, Tel Aviv 
The excitement is great. Chanukah is the Pilgrimage. Nitzan and Elad Mizrahi are happy to invite all the members and friends. Read More


Tuesday 19/12

Diytlv: Candle making workshop @ DIY Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Israel
A really good smelling candle makes all the difference. Learn how to make your own candles! Add natural smells and designs that are perfect for those cozy cold nights. Read More


Live Music & Latka Bar – Ladies Night Out 
Fill your body and soul with moving melodies and fresh latkes with an array of toppings. Read More


Parties

Thursday Night 14/12

Miracle – Hanukkah Techno Party @ Salame 46, Tel Aviv

 
POINT ZERO presents MIRACLE – a visual audio experience and techno party for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. Read More


Tripping presents: Joseph Capriati 14/12 
Tripping presents – Chanukah miracle, Joseph Capriati in Tel Aviv Read More


Anomaly pres. David Mayer (Keinemusik)! 14.12 @ HaOman 17, Tel Aviv 
Thursday December 14 – Anomaly are proud to present – A festival of lights, colors and music that will illuminate your holiday with no less than six DJs, led by the Maynumitzian prodigy – David Mayer! Read More


Latkes / Hannukah Party / Magit Cacoon All Night / Thursday @ Beit Maariv, Tel Aviv 
Beit Maariv Presents: Latkes Hannukah Party | Magit Cacoon All Night | Dana Friman | Orit OzRead More


Friday 15/12

Quarter to Africa Chanukah performance 15/12 @ Haezor, Tel Aviv 


After conquering the stages in Israel and abroad, they starred in every possible festival and caused thousands of involuntary movements of the basin, Quarter to Africa are returning home to the Haezor Club for a special afternoon for the Festival of Lights. Read More

 


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