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When Hanukkah rolls around in Tel Aviv, the city comes alive with a carnival-like atmosphere of street parties, concerts, sufganiyot (donuts with various fillings), special markets, events and much more.
This year, Hanukkah begins on the night of December 17 and lasts until Christmas Eve on December 24, so keep an eye out for dual celebrations. Whether you’re looking to experience the holiday from a religious or cultural perspective or take advantage of the party atmosphere – or both – there is more than enough to do in Tel Aviv on Hanukkah.
Beginning the first night and continuing through the rest of the holiday, there is a public menorah-lighting at Kikar Rabin and a sing-along that follows. You can also find similar events at locations throughout the city. Even if you don’t know the songs, it’s worth checking out for the experience, atmosphere and possible free sufganiyot.
Check out last year’s events:
Hanukkiah Lighting at the Great Synagogue
When: December 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Where: 110 Allenby St, Tel Aviv-Yafo
The Biggest Hanukkiah in the World
Scenic candle-lighting every night of the holiday at the Tel Aviv Port
When: December 6-14, 2015 at 5:30 pm
Where: Tel Aviv Port, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Parties and Concerts
Check back for updates on street parties throughout the city, and special events at Tel Aviv’s best bars, clubs and music venues as they are announced. Here’s a taste from last year…
Ladies night at Tangiers
39 NIS all-you-can-drink for the ladies!
Where: 93 Yehuda Halevi Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo
When: December 6, 2015
Dutch trance DJ Mark Sixma drops in on Haoman 17 for some Hanukkah mayhem
Where: Haoman 17, 88 Abarbanel Street, Tel Aviv-Yafo
When: Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Hanukkah at the Block
The Beatles for the Whole Family
The Magical Mystery Tour Beatles tribute band invites you to celebrate Hanukkah with your favorite Beatles tunes.
Where: Zappa Tel Aviv, 25 Raoul Wallenberg, Tel Aviv-Yafo
When: December 12, 2013 at 11:45 am
Tickets: Buy now!
Whether you’re into art, fashion, theater and music, Hanukkah in Tel Aviv is a great time for special events.
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