Chanukah: Who’s doing what – where to celebrate

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A round-up of what’s on, where and when for Chanukah 2011, J-Wire wishes all its readers Chanukah Sameach.



Chanukah in The City is Brisbane’s largest annual Jewish event, and will be held on Tuesday December 20.

Taking place in Reddcliff Place on the Queen Street Mall, the event surrounds the beautiful six metre tall Menorah that has been installed for the holiday.

There will be will plenty of entertainment from live bands, food stalls, children’s rides and a spectacular fireworks finale. The Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will be on hand in a cherry picker for the lighting of the Menorah.

Chanukah in The City is shaping up to be a memorable event not to be missed.

What: Chanukah in The City
When: 5:00-8:00pm Tuesday December 20, 2011 Where: Reddacliff Place Queen Street Mall, Brisbane

For information on other events happening in The City visit or



at Parliament
Chabad of Melbourne CBD &
Chabad of Carlise Jewish Russian Centre

Take great pleasure in inviting
you to our Menorah Lighting
& Cocktail Party

Date: Tuesday 20th December at 7.30pm

Honoured Guests Premier of Victoria Mr Ted Baillieu
and Leader of Oppositon, Mr Daniel Andrews MP

Queens Hall Parliament House
Spring Street Melbourne

Men & Women Welcome
RSVP 9525-9929 or





Chanukah @ The Bay 2011

This year’s Chanukah @ the Bay will be again held at Steyne Park Double Bay on Tuesday 27th December.

All the fun kicks off at 4.00pm and goes to 9.00pm finishing with a spectacular Fireworks display

Features of the event:

Live Band
Live Shows
Roving Clowns
Amusement Park rides
Pony Rides
Bungee Jumping
Petting Farm
McKosher BBQ
Lighting of the giant Menorah
Firework show
and much more…….

Fun for all the Family

Kensington Shul


The Great Synagogue

Please note that the event is starting at 5.45pm.

·        Wednesday 21 December 2011
·        5.45pm
·        Westfield – 450 George Street, Sydney, 2000
·        Level 2 – next to the Gap Store
·        Free doughnuts
·        Free Entertainment

Please come and support this lighting – it’ll be great to have a good turn out from the Great Synagogue families.



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