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Hanukkah 2020, 5781

Hanukkah Coloring Pages 

Hanukkah Songsheets 


Night One -  Thursday, 12/10,  6:30  pm.   Zoom/YouTube.  

Join Rabbi Janice and Cricket Handler- Candle lighting and songs

Night Two -  Friday, 12/11, 7:30 pm  YouTube Channel

Shabbat service led by Bill Alexander- have your hanukkiah and candles ready at home. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Night Three - Saturday  12/12  "COT Hannukah in Your Pajamakkas!", 6:30 pm,  Zoom/YouTube Channel

Wear your pajamas for candle lighting, stories and mad libs with Rabbi Janice.  Bake and decorate some Hanukkah cookies earlier in the day and show off your designs.  

Need some inspiration and recipes? More recipes and activities for Hanukkah  ________________________________________________________________________

Night Four - Sunday, 12/13   5:00 at the SLO Mission 

While there is limited in-person attendance available, you can watch on JCC Facebook Live  - pre-registration required for in person attendance


Night Five - Monday, 12/14  6:30 pm  Latke Making.    Zoom only  

Straight from Rabbi Janice's kitchen - Rabbi Janice and William will be lighting candles followed by latke making. Recipe here.


Night Six -  Tuesday, 12/15   "Ner Shel Tzedakah" -Candle lighting on your own at home dedicated to justice and giving.  Tzedakah drop-off and goodie bag pick-up 

The Meaning of Ner Shel Tzedakah to learn at home. 

Please collect the following tzedakah items, drop them off at COT parking between 5-6 pm, pick up your goodie bag.   If you will be participating rsvp to

For North County Womenade -  Please make your checks out ahead of time and put them in an envelop. Can also donate online here

For ECHO (El Camino Homeless Organization) - shampoo, baby wipes, high efficiency laundry detergent

For Christmas For the Homeless - $25.00 gift cards to Target or Smart and Final


Night Seven - Wednesday, 12/16  8:00 pm, Zoom/YouTube                                                Candles, Cocktails, and Creative Trivia

Topic: Hanukkah Night Seven: Candles, Cocktails and Creative Trivia
Time: Dec 16, 2020 08:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Rabbi Janice and Leslie Moss and special guest mixologists, Dan and Tan.

Mocktail and Cocktail recipes here - have your glass, shaker, and supplies ready so you can mix with us and celebrate the 7th night!   Trivia players will need pencil and paper. _____________________________________________________________________________

Night Eight - Thursday, 12/17, 5:30 pm,  Last Night 


Celebrate our last night together with music, and some video surprises. 

High Holy Days 2020/5781

Yizkor Memorial Book 

Our tradition teaches that tzedakah/righteous giving is a way to make memory tangible. This kind of giving, in memory of loved ones who have died, connects us to them by translating our grief into healing, repair and justice.    Please submit names of those you would like to be remembered.Their names will be read and live-streamed during our Yom Kippur Yizkor/Memorial Service.  

Use this form to submit all names and payments by September 1, 2020. 
Please call Phyllis Caris 805-238-7404 with questions.  
Suggested donations:
$ 18.00/name
$ 36.00/name 
$   5.00/name  minimum

Also consider donating in memory of those who have no one to remember them.
* You must be logged in to your account to submit this form.  If you do not have an account and you want to submit names, contact the COT office


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