Eight Days Festival – Hanukkah in Jerusalem

Eight Days Festival – Hanukkah in Jerusalem

This year we will celebrate Hanukkah at The First Station with the Eight Days Festival.

Festival dates: Sunday 28.11.21 to Monday 6.12.21.

What awaits us?

Festive candle lighting in the main tent with Rabbi Avraham Handel: Sundays to Thursdays at 18:00 and Saturdays at 20:00.

Art workshops

Art workshops in Hanukkah themes in the Terminal at The First Station, including guided workshops for all ages with wax, candle and figurine creation, glass creation, mosaic work and more. The workshops will run on the: 30.1, 1.12, 2.12, 5.12 and 6.12, from 12:00 to 18:00. The cost of the workshops – only 50 NIS. For registration and information on wax workshops click here. For registration and information about mosaic workshops click here.

The Aspaklaria Theater is proud to present: Hanukkah Festival –Melodies and Miracles, Festival of Plays and Music for the Whole Family

What are your plans for Hanukkah holiday with the children and the family? Throughout Hanukkah, there will be two performances a day in the Aspaklaria Theater. At noon there will be circus performances and plays for the whole family. The Hanukkah play schedule – For information and tickets, click on the show name:

Showtimes | Show | Date 20:00-21:30 | Maureen Nehedar | 28/11 20:00-21:30 | Broken Hallelujah | 29/11 – A journey into the world of creation and prayer by Leonard Cohen. 12:00-13:00 | The Prince and the Circus | 30/11 20:30-21:30 | Yossele Nightingale | 30/11 12:00-13:00 | The Prince and the Circus | 1/12 20:00-21:30 | Halev v’Hamaayan | 1/12 12:00-13:00 | The Miser and the Beggar | 2/12 20:00-21:30 | Gil Kopatch | 2/12 21:00-22:30 | Yael Zvi with the Israeli Ladino Orchestra | 4/12 12:00-13:00 | The Miser and the Beggar | 5/12 20:00-21:30 | Piyyut Ensemble | 5/12 12:30-13:00 | Seeing the Future | 6/12 20:30-23:30 | Lolke | 6/12


Jerusalem Dessert Fair – JLM Dessert Fair | Thursday-Friday 3-2.12.21 | In collaboration with Kondita The festival of lights is just around the corner and with it all kinds of sufganiot in the flavors of other desserts – that we also crave! and because we have a sweet tooth we created the JLM Dessert Festival! What’s in store for us? (other than a dentist appointment) – Over 10 stands of desserts with crazy flavors – Desserts to share or desserts to lick the plate on your own – Desserts to take home and desserts to show off on Instagram.

For more information on the JLM Dessert Festival by click here.

This event is held in collaboration with Condita, a particularly sweet website, established during the Corona period by two women entrepreneurs, Michal Fruchtman and Tal Yaakobi Cohen.

Events in the main tent – ballroom dancing, jazz, performances and more!

And if all of this isn’t enough, during the holiday additional events will happen in the main tent – every day. For more information, click on the name of the event:

Ballroom dancing in the main tent | Sunday 28.11.21 and Sunday 5.12.21 Shirat Hamonim | Monday 29.11.21 – Details coming soon. Jazz Line at the Station | Tuesday 30.11.21 The Solomon Brothers in a live performance + lighting the candles | Wednesday 1.12.21 More events will be announced soon!