Join us for the return of Hanukkah Happening, a wonderful holiday celebration for the whole family! Ushering in the festival of lights, Hanukkah Happening will feature such exciting events as:

  • A Hanukkah Shuk where you can shop for all of your Hanukkah needs including gifts, decorations, and more
  • Henna and face painting artists with designs for all ages
  • Art activities for kids with special Hanukkah-themed projects
  • Hanukkah story time with our friends at PJ Library
  • Hanukkah costume contest - come dressed in your best Hanukkah garb!
  • Delicious food courtesy of Harissa Mediterranean Kitchen
  • Lighting of the Menorah

To end the day we will be treated to the high-energy musical stylings of Jason Mesches, a musician of many talents who will be sure to have the whole family on their feet with the first strum of his guitar. Don't miss out on this timeless Hanukkah event where we will celebrate the beauty of this holiday as a community.

$5.00 per person (over 2 years old)
*Children under 2 are free.


Two More Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah at the J on December 10

Grand Opening
This Hanukkah you are invited to help unwrap an incredible and enduring gift to San Diego, as we cut the ribbon for the first universally accessible playspace in the City.

It takes a Village
The Grand Opening of the Jerri-Ann and Gary Jacobs Family Harmony Village includes the Gleiberman Family Playground and the Sharon and David Wax Family Pavilion in Mandell Weiss Eastgate Park.


Reconnect with your favorite teachers and old besties

Take a walk down memory lane, and get a sneak peek of the future renovations

Leave a Legacy
Add to the Nierman Tile Wall