Chanukah at Hillel



As Chanukah begins, Hillel is hosting ongoing Chanukah opportunities this holiday season! 

There will be candle lighting at the Hillel building every night at 6pm from 11/29-12/5


*Friday 12/3 will be at 4pm before Shabbat

*There is no lighting on Sat 12/4. Instead sign up to pick up a kit!

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Parade of Lights

Sunday, Nov 27 /  5:30pm /
Downtown Champaign

Join the Jewish community (CUJF, Sinai Temple, Chabad and Hillel) in highlighting Hanukkah during the City of Champaign's Parade of Lights. We are building a float to share our Jewish holiday with the larger Champaign-Urbana community.

Menorah Decorating

Sunday, Nov 14 /  12-1pm / Hillel

Chanukah is just around the corner! Decorate a menorah during Bagel Brunch to use during the holidays. 

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Latkes and Lights

Nov 28 - Dec 2 / 6-7pm / Campus 

Join Hillel as we travel around campus to bring a meaningful Hanukkah experience straight to you! We can't wait to light up the night together!

11/28 @Illini Tower

11/29 @SDT

11/30 @AEPhi and @YMCA

12/1 @Allen Hall and @Eastern Illinois University

12/2 @Alena Fishkin's house - 711 W Elm #6, Urbana

Questions on
the Quad

Mon, Nov 29 / 12-1pm / Quad 

Come to the Quad to eat some traditional Chanukah food and learn about Hillel Chanukah programing!

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Interfaith: Latkes and Lights

Tues, Nov 30 / 6-7pm / YMCA

Light candles, enjoy latkes (potato pancakes), learn about Chanukah, and celebrate with interfaith community!

Chanukah Shabbat

Fri, Dec 3 / 6pm Services /
7pm Dinner / Hillel

Celebrate Chanukah Shabbat at Hillel! Enjoy Shabbat dinner and spread some light!

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Havdalah: Share
the Light

Sat, Dec 4 / 1-6pm / Hillel

Pick up Havdalah and Chanukah kits, and latkes to share with friends. Post your celebration on Instagram with #litashillel

Chanukah Party!

Sun, Dec 5 / 6pm / Hillel

It's the eight night of Chanukah and celebrate with a party at Hillel!

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