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Join us for Chanukah Celebrations!!

Make a Menorah Workshop

Sunday, December 11 at 1:00pm at Home Depot

We look forward to seeing those of you who have signed up for the "Make a Menorah" Workshop on

Contact Alan Hankin, Security Chair, with any questions.

Note - Home Depot will be sharing photos of the event as part of their community outreach efforts.

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Nightly Candle Lightings

Sunday, December 18 - Sunday, December 25


Leesburg Courthouse Menorah Lighting

We're continuing our tradition of spreading the light of Chanukah by lighting the public menorah on the grounds of the Leesburg Courthouse.

Sign up for a night with a few friends or family and help carry on our Chanukah tradition.

Nightly Candle Lighting

Join us any night on Zoom at 6:00pm (5:00pm on Friday) to light candles together, see other people's menorahs and share Chanukah stories!

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CSS Outdoor Menorah Lighting

Thursday, December 15 at 6:15pm

Join us as we prepare for the holiday and rededicate our outdoor menorah!

We'll have a brief ceremony inside and then go outside to light the menorah!

Watch Party Event for

The New Jew

Thursday, December 15 at 7:15pm

After the menorah lighting we'll participate in a watch party including Guri Alfi, one of Israel’s top comedians who stars in the show and Moshe Samuels, the creator of the show. Click here for more information.

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The New Jew is a funny and insightful four-episode Israeli documentary miniseries, designed to bring contemporary Jewish life in North America into every living room in Israel and address the growing gap between American Jewry and Jewish Israelis. The critically acclaimed series aired on Israeli primetime in the spring of 2021 and received glowing reviews both in the Israeli press and public.


(There will be watch parties all over NOVA in different locations and we'll be able to meet the creator/host of the series comedian Guri Alfi)

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Northern VA Night of Lights

Candle lighting, latkes, music, dreidels & gelt, doughnuts, kids crafts and more!


Sunday, December 18 at 5:30-7pm

Village at Leesburg


CSS will have our own table and will be handing out Chanukah candles!


Hosted By: Gesher Jewish Day School, Beth Chaverim, Congregation Sha'are Shalom, the Pozez Jewish Community Center, Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, PJ Library, Camp Shoresh, Growing Jewish Families, BBYO, Capital Camps, JNF, Camp Airy, Camp Louise, and FIDF

INOVA Loudoun Menorah

Join Rabbi Tow and others to dedicate INOVA Loudoun's first menorah for the hospital lobby!

Thursday, December 22 at 5:00pm

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Celebrate Chanukah with CSS

Given the anticipated weather conditions we've decided to make some adjustments to our Chanukah celebrations this weekend.

Friday night join us for online Shabbat services with Chanukah trivia and fun!

Saturday morning we'll have Shabbat services in person and online, and then a Chanukah kiddush at Sha'are Shalom with cookie decorating, a dreidel tournament, and other games!

Religious School and RUJEC will also be hosting their Chanukah celebrations!

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Join us throughout the week as we celebrate the Festival of Lights!

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