The local Jewish community celebrated the 8th and final night of Chanukah with a Menorah Lighting at Toshiba Plaza and a Community Chanukah Celebration at Downtown Summerlin.
Dreidels and Chocolate Coins were distributed as the “Dancing Dreidels” performed and fire up the crowd in Toshiba Plaza. Las Vegas Attorney Adam Kutner had the honor of lighting the menorah, while Rabbi Levi Harlig of Chabad of Southern Nevada emceed the lighting and celebration. The event was held prior to the Vegas Golden Knights’ home games versus the Dallas Stars at T-Mobile Arena.
At the same time, Jewish Nevada and the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada hosted Community Chanukah Celebration at Downtown Summerlin. Attendees enjoyed hot cocoa, tea, coffee and delicious Sufganiyot (jelly donuts). There were also musical performances by Jeff Leibow, formerly from the Jersey Boys, Joe Buchanan and Shai Perry as the DJ.