Happy Hanukkah!



November 18, 2021


Hanukkah is coming early this year! The holiday begins sundown on November 28 and ends on December 6. Our Kultura Collective partners are offering a mix of in person and online programming for all ages. However you enjoy the holiday, we wish you a very Happy Hanukkah!

With the Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company:

Global Children’s Hanukkah Celebration
November 21, 2021
Get ready to spin your dreidels and grab your latkes for the sweetest Hanukkah Celebration you will ever see!

At the Prosserman JCC and Virtual J:

GLOW: Festival So Bright ft. Rebecca Schoffer
November 28, 2021
Join us at the Prosserman JCC for a spectacular children’s Chanukah Experience ft. Rebecca Schoffer.

Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights
December 1, 2021
Eight female international Jewish artists, including singer Tair Haim of A-Wa, Italian chef Sylvia Nacamulli, and dancer Rachel Linsky, will share their unique creations inspired by hanukkiot (Hanukkah menorahs) in the MFA Judaica collection, among the largest such collections in a major American museum.

Chanukah Concert – Tsindt On Di Likhtelekh
December 2, 2021
Celebrate the Festival of Lights and enjoy your favourite Chanukah songs performed in Yiddish, Hebrew and English.

GLOW: Festival So Bright ft. Dr. Draw
December 2, 2021
Join us at the Prosserman JCC for a spectacular Chanukah Experience ft. Electric Violinist, Dr. Draw.  

Hanukkah Concert with Mister G and Friends
December 6, 2021
Join Latin Grammy Award-winning musician Mister G and his international band of Jewish music-makers from Israel, Mexico, and Argentina for a family-friendly Hanukkah concert, filled with ruach (spirit).

With the Toronto Jewish Film Festival:

Film and Panel Discussion on Antisemitism
December 2-5, 2021
An exploration of antisemitism in France, from its origins in the Middle Ages to today, and how the situation in France speaks for its rise around the world. 

On J-Flix
To celebrate Hanukkah and the holiday season, TJFF’s staff have recommended a selection of films from Israel, France and Canada exploring Jewish identity, stories and community. These films are free to watch from the comfort of your living room, so grab your favourite holiday snack and enjoy! Click here for all films.

With the Miles Nadal JCC:

Chanukah Concert – Tsindt On Di Likhtelekh
December 2, 2021
Celebrate the Festival of Lights and enjoy your favourite Chanukah songs performed in Yiddish, Hebrew and English.

8 Gays of Hanukkah
December 5, 2021
Toronto’s cross-dressing, cross-stitching Jewish American Princess, Gila Munster, invites you to celebrate the festival of lights with some of the best queer Jewish talent from around the city!

Ontario Jewish Archives:

Share your Hanukkah 2021 photos as part of the OJA’s COVID-19 Documentation Project. 

Happy Hanukkah and thank you for support Jewish arts, culture and heritage in Toronto in 2021! 

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