Hanukkah Activities in the Milwaukee Community


Hanukkah 2019 begins at sundown on Sunday, December 22nd and ends at sundown on Monday, December 30th. See the list below for activities in our community.

Event list provided courtesy of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

Monday, Dec. 16
4 pm – 6:30 pm, Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC (6255 N Santa Monica Blvd)
Community Wide Chanukah Party
For more information contact, Rabbi Shari Shamah ([email protected])

Tuesday, Dec. 17
5:30 pm – 7:15 pm, Milwaukee Jewish Day School (6401 N Santa Monica Blvd)
MJDS Chanukah Pajamakah
For more information, contact Michal Deskalo ([email protected])

Saturday, Dec. 21
5 pm – 7:30 pm, Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid (6880 N Green Bay Ave)
Kadima Havdallah and Hanukkah Event
For more information, contact Deb Intravaia ([email protected])

Saturday, Dec. 21
7:30 pm, Congregation Sinai (8223 N Port Washington Rd)
Hanukkah Latke & Whiskey Tasting
For more information, contact Sam Pollock ([email protected])

Sunday, Dec. 22
6 pm – 8 pm, Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid (6880 N Green Bay Ave)
Hanukkah Dinner
For more information, contact Marlynn Brick ([email protected])

Monday, Dec. 23
12 pm – 2 pm, Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid (6880 N Green Bay Ave)
Chaplaincy Hanukkah Luncheon
For more information, call 414-964-4444

Monday, Dec. 23
5 pm – 7 pm, Ozaukee Skateland (7084 Sycamore Dr, Cedarburg)
Peltz Center for Jewish Life Chanukah Skating Party & Hot Dog Bar
Skaters: $15, Non-Skaters: $10
For more information, call 262-242-2235

Monday, Dec. 23
6:45 pm, Private Home in Glendale
Young Leadership Division (YLD)’s Chanukah Packer Party with Israel Center and Community Shaliach
For more information, contact Anna Goldstein ([email protected])

Wednesday, Dec. 25
12 pm – 3 pm, Jewish Museum Milwaukee (1360 N Prospect Ave)
Annual Christmas Cinema: Houdini (1953)
Screening begins at 1 pm
Regular Museum Admission Applies, Members Free
For more information, call 414-390-5730

Wednesday, Dec. 25
4 pm, Friendship Circle (8649 N Port Washington Rd)
Chanukah Take Over
For more information, call 414-847-6347

Thursday, Dec. 26
4 pm – 7 pm, Jewish Museum Milwaukee (1360 N Prospect Ave)
Lake Park Synagogue Chanukah Celebration
For more information, call 414-962-5508

Saturday, Dec. 28
5 – 8:30 pm, UW Panther Arena (400 W Kilbourn Ave)
JCC Hanukkah with the Admirals
For more information, call 414-964-4444

Saturday, Dec. 28
Time TBD, Location TBD
Chabad Young Jewish Professionals of Milwaukee Chanukah Party

For ideas for activities to do at home with your children, check out PJ Library.


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