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Pre-order Challah! Order at the ECE desk by Tuesday for pickup Friday.





Chanukah Events at the Alpert JCC

Chanukah Outreach

Tuesday | December 17

9:30am Pack | 11:30am Delivery

Please volunteer to help package and deliver holiday treats to community members who are homebound and in skilled nursing facilities.

To volunteer contact Dr. Susan Mathieu at or (562) 426-7601 x 1721


Senior Adult Chanukah Lunch

Wednesday | December 18 | 12pm

Our famous Chanukah Luncheon includes latkes, lasagna and sufganiyot, plus great entertainment.

For more information contact Dr. Susan Mathieu, or (562) 426-7601 x 1721


Community Chanukah Celebration

Friday | December 20 | 5:30pm

Kosher Dinner, Shabbat Services, and Live Concert with Saul Kaye, Jewish Blues

$10 Adults | FREE for 17 years and under | Purchase tickets at


Chanukah Nosh in the Promenade!

Monday | December 23 | 10am: Doughnuts

Tuesday | December 24 | 12pm: Latkes

Friday | December 27 | All Day: Gelt


2019 Chanukah Candle Lighting

3:30pm | In the AJCC Promenade

Please share the beauty of the Festival of Lights with us at the AJCC.

Special guests will light the candles and we’ll sing songs, play games, and tell stories all about the Jewish Festival of Chanukah.

  • Monday | December 23:Rabbi Cantor from Temple Beth Shalom
  • Tuesday | December 24:Rabbi Perelmuter From Shul By the Shore
  • Thursday | December 26:Cantor Hass From Temple Israel
  • Friday | December 27:TBA

FREE to the entire community

Would you like to volunteer at our community event?

We need help on Friday 12/20 to set up our celebration with linens on tables, setting up chairs, decoration tables, 5:30-6pm Greeters, 6pm serving the meal, 6pm Sufganiyot/Donut table and of course 8pm clean up. 

Please email Gayle Ehrenberg at to volunteer for this very fun community event! 




Wednesdays, 12 pm 
Rabbi Abba Perelmuter teaches this ongoing class where you'll add a new dimension to your life, renew your spirituality and learn something new.

Weekly Shabbat Candle Lighting
Fridays, 3:30 pm
Join the AJCC community for Shabbat candle lighting, Kiddush and HaMotzi. Grape juice & challah provided. FREE