Students at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies participated in this year’s Bergen County Chanukah Toy Drive. For many weeks students collected new and unwrapped toys; last Sunday several large bags of toys were taken to Joy Sklar’s home, where they were sorted, packed, and donated to children in need. (Courtesy BCHSJS)
Diane Haft, Temple Beth Sholom of Fair Lawn’s social action committee chair, delivered Chanukah gifts and gift cards the committee collected to the
Fair Lawn Health and Human Services/Fair Lawn Food Pantry. (Courtesy TBS)
Families from Temple Emanu-El in Closter had a Chanukah dinner catered dinner by Northern Valley Affairs and watched an illusion/magic show featuring Eric Wilzig. (Courtesy Emanu-El)
Dick Burnon of Dumont, center, is surrounded by pre-schoolers at a Chanukah party with songs and refreshments at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly. Burnon, known by the children as “Grandpa B,” has been an active member of the JCC’s GrandFriends Program for four years.
Students at Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County in New Milford participated in the annual Chanukah Zimriyah, where each grade performs and participates in the school-wide holiday celebration. (Courtesy SSDS)
Hebrew school students at the JCC of Paramus/Congregation Beth Tikvah made latkes, using a recipe from the school’s education director, Marcia Kagedan, center. (Courtesy JCCP/CBT)
Students at the Glen Rock Jewish Center made dreidels during art class.(Courtesy GRJC)
Residents at the Federation Apartments in Paterson celebrated at a Chanukah Chagigha on December 13.
Andy Siegel, a former president of Congregation B’nai Jacob in Jersey City, was master of ceremonies as the CBJ menorah was lit at the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall in Jersey City on December 7. (Courtesy Jeffrey Schrimmer)