This year, the Festival of Lights will take place from Saturday to Sunday (December 8th) through the 16th. Celebrations range from the classic — lamp the menorah, playing “Trindel”, and offering gelt — with the more special groups (ridden with the “Adventure Rabbi”, Anyone??), and all are sincere, enjoyable relationships that require the whole parent. Israelis around the world will arrive together over the last eight nights, there are plenty of activities for them to discover the international over. We have several of our favorites now, and yet there’s no problem where you end up, I hope you have a very Happy holiday!
Visit the World’s Largest Menorah in New York City
Standing 32 inches tall and with multiple tons in his back, New York City’s menorah is the world’s largest economy. It remains part of prime real estate, at the front of the classic Plaza resort on 5th Avenue, opposite Central Park. Acceptance was indeed available, and visitors could continue to experience Sufganiyot — a liquid dessert — and dancing after the light show, that began at 5: 30 evening (not excluding Sabbath). On December 8th, There will still be live music!, chanting, and dancers to start off the vacation, along with Hanukkah gelt for the kids and warm latkes for anyone to experience.
Manhattan is located right across from The Plaza, why not stay at the New York resort?? The century-old historic has enormous rooms, gold-plated bathroom games, a wonderful bath, and 24-hour car rental service. It’s definitely worth the spend this holiday season.
Ski with the kites! “Adventure Rabbi” in Colorado
Colorado, Riders and Shabbats go hand-in-hand — so we’ve decided to stick to that one. Rabbi Jamie Korngold, and how she requests that she “Adventure Rabbi” this year Hanukkah was indeed stomping off for a tour of the hills. Korngold will release the truthfulness of meditation before guiding them down the mountain “Shabat Service on Skis/Boards.”
Korngold will lead a ski group at Copper Mountain, about an hour and a half outside of Denver, where she is based year-round. However, the mountain is closer to Vail than other ski areas. The Vail Cascade Resort Spa, for example, the nearest airport is only about a half hour to forty minutes, and with its beautiful creek-side location and private ski lift, It is an excellent choice for those looking for a relaxing vacation outside the city.
Go to the Lighting of the National Menorah in Washington, DC
On December 9,2015, Rabbi Levi Shemtov will host The annual lighting of The National Menorah on The Ellipse in front of The White House. There will be speeches, Music from the US Air Force Band, and kid-friendly activities at this free event — but tickets are required for entry. Hot latkes and donuts will be served, as well. It’s hard to refuse free food!
the closest hotel to the White House, Hay-Adams attracts power brokers from around The world with its impeccable service, a great bar and restaurant, elegant rooms, some of which overlook its famous next-door neighbor. You might even be able to see the National Menorah from here! (P. S. It was where the Obamas stayed before the inauguration, it has the presidential stamp of approval.)
Attend a Hanukkah Concert in Chicago
The annual Hanukkah Concert at The Botanic Gardens of Chicago includes a traditional dinner at The Botanical Garden in Chicago, as well as music by the Maxwell Street Klezmer Band. It has been rumored that a dance party is also on the horizon in this corner of the Windy City, so watch out for your dried eggs. In addition, Tickets include admission to the Gardens Windsor Express Exhibition, a holiday tradition in and of itself.
Botanic Gardens are about a half hour drive north of The city’s main hub. The Monaco Hotel is a great home location, with stylish decor that mixes Art Deco elegance with bright colors, quirky accents. The views of downtown, who will be lit up for the holidays, you’ll be sure to bring visitors in a celebratory spirit.
Celebrate at Trafalgar Square London
every year, Londoners gather at Trafalgar Square to celebrate Hanukkah. Menorah illumination takes place each night in the valleys, and then are surrounded by so many great food choices — salt beef pancakes, anyone?? That anyone must experience. The layout of The London Menorah is particularly nice, a modern take on the traditional.
Ideally Located for attractions — especially during the holidays — the Grand at Trafalgar Square has maintained its lovely Victorian design and ornamental era furniture in the common areas. Trafalgar Square is a true story down the street, other tourist destinations are also near Charring Cross and Embankment tube stations. Plus, the prices are usually okay.
Shop Berlin’s Holiday Markets at the Brandenburg Gate
Holiday weather in Berlin is basically focused around the location of Brandenburg Gate. Glimmering with starlight lights and filled with the noise of holiday music, the area is a snowman within the city center. A menorah is installed annually in front of the Gate, and the Gate is closed the following year, after the lamps, guests can walk through the many beautiful holiday markets in Berlin, buy gifts and tasty snacks.
For a hotel with a rich history and exquisite beauty in Berlin, It’s not much better than the Adlon Kempinski Hotel. This grand lady performed to that visitors as Charlie Chaplin, Josephine Baker, and Queen Elizabeth II. And its ideally located right in the center of town in front of the Brandenburg Gate — applauding just became an entire lot easier.
Light the Menorah in Beverly Hills
Hanukkah festive galore in Tinsel Town and lots of celebration can be seen across the Town. The Hanukkah Festival at The Skirball Cultural Center will feature Americana music, artistic for the children, attractive Hanukkah snacks; this year the theme is Americana Hanukkah A Celebration of Freedom. There will also be a variety of illuminations people can visit, incl people at the Third Street Promenade, CityWalk, and the LA Farmer’s Market… As well as at other of our favourite resorts.
If you need to hold your meal at home, then you can leave for later to proceed with your celebration, look no further than the Montage Beverly Hills. This luxurious restaurant in love with Beverly Hills has its own evening hanukkah lamps at 5 pm.
Visit the Jewish Quarter of Rome
Vatican City is only a stone’s throw away, Rome is a popular place to celebrate Hanukkah. Large gatherings gather at Piazza Barberini to light a 20 foot hanukkah a night at 6 pm: 00 (exclude the Sabbath). A shorter Hanukkah also is set in Piazza Bologna. Nevertheless, the best place to get some traditional food for Hanukkah is in the vintage Jewish Quarter, also known as the Ghetto, close Campo planned Fiori. The location has created itself as one of its most quirky and elegant areas in Rome, and therefore is residence to the Synagogue of Rome. Eateries in the location, for which classic Jewish travels, overcooked artichokes, are created to excellence, received high applause.
Remodelled era building, The Boscolo Palace is a design-focused restaurant with a great value for tiles terraces and a comfortable lounge area. This stylish church is within walking distance of many of Rome’s Hanukkah celebrations and the world famous “Frosh na” “, Visitors will also be able to rest in the design before applauding close.