Eight Nights of Hanukkah: 2020 edition!

The Western Massachusetts Jewish Community invites you to participate in Eight Nights of Hanukkah 2020, with different ways to join in the fun! You can also see upcoming events by checking our community calendar for the latest information.

NEW: Sign up to pick up free, hot, kosher latkes for your family from 7-8pm on Saturday night, Dec. 12, at Congregation B’nai Torah in Springfield/Longmeadow.

We have reached our maximum of 300 kits, BUT you can still sign up to receive a DIGITAL activity booklet!
Sign up by Thursday, Dec. 10!

PJ Library Western Massachusetts, a program of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts in partnership with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, presents “Eight Nights of Hanukkah (in the Bag)” in collaboration with the following community partners:

Beit Ahavah

Circles for Jewish Living

Congregation B’nai Israel, Abundance Farm, & Gan Keshet Preschool

Congregation B’nai Torah

Congregation Sons of Zion

Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s Havurah Initiative

Independent City of Homes Association

Jewish Community Center of Springfield

Jewish Community of Amherst

Lander-Grinspoon Academy

Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy



Sara Schley

Sinai Temple

Temple Beth El

Temple Israel in Greenfield

Thank you to the following sponsors for providing financial support to make this project possible:

Jewish Community Grant from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation

Unexpected Opportunities grants from
the Jewish Endowment Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts

Benjamin H. Katz Family Hanukkah Fund of
the Jewish Endowment Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts

Susan and Bill Firestone

The Home Depot #8452, Hadley, MA