A lot is awry at the moment: political violence in America, white nationalists in the streets, and a general feeling of unease as 5783 kicks off with a renewed sense of dread and antisemitism. A recap of October.
Chanukah Shopping Guide 2: Support A Progressive Jewish Community, and Gifts from Modern Tribe
We fell back an hour and enter the darkest time of the year, but some light lays ahead: the 8 fun nights of Chanukah with the menorah, family, and food.
While Hanookuh shouldn’t be a materialistic celebration—especially this year with supply shortages—it’s always fun to celebrate.
Here are some things you can do to mark the rededication of the temple, including supporting Nefesh of Los Angeles, my Jewish community, and supporting this creative project you’re enjoying at the moment itself.
Nefesh Silent Auction
Bid on unique, quirky, one-of-a-kind gifts and experiences that you could not find ANYWHERE ELSE but in the Nefesh community. This could be the perfect Chanukah gift for someone on your list. Plus, your gift in turn becomes a Chanukah gift to Nefesh to enable our community to continue into 2022. 32auctions.com/nefesh2021
- Two tickets to a taping of the last season of The Ellen Show
- Amtlai Chanting Session with writer and director Joey Soloway and Lea Lion
- Challah-Making class with author Joan Nathan
- Sound baths, challah baskets, healing, readings, and more unique 1-on-1s, all for a great cause.
Fun Gifts from Modern Tribe
Doing Jewish is a Modern Tribe affiliate, and using these links to purchase a holiday gift helps keeps us growing. Tap any image below, and find much more here!
Have fun! And of course Modern Tribe has all sorts of things, from Holy Days supplies to “Chai” jewelry and bar/bat mitvah gifts:
Enjoy your holidays and be safe, and I hope you get what you want for the holiday, whether it’s reunification with friends and family, light, love, travel, or that puppy you’ve always wanted.