taken in support of World AIDS Day.
Temple Sinai is at 1212 N. Pacific Ave. Child care is available
with reservations. For more information, call Chaplain Janet
Richardson, chairwoman of the Glendale Religious Leaders Assn., at
First night of Hanukkah observed
GLENDALE -- Temple Sinai of Glendale will observe the first night
of Hanukkah with a service at 8 p.m. Nov. 29 at the temple. The
service will be led by Rabbi Jonathan Biatch and Cantor Bradley
Hanukkah commemorates the victory of the ancient Israelite army
against the more powerful Syrian-Greek nation, which tried to
eliminate Jewish and other minority forms of religious worship.
The holiday also remembers the miracle of the oil used for the
Temple Lamp that lasted eight times longer than was thought.
There will be a Oneg Shabbat (fellowship hour) after the service.
Everyone is welcome to attend. The temple is at 1212 N. Pacific
Ave., Glendale. For more information, call 246-8101.
Galleria to host Hanukkah celebration
GLENDALE -- Glendale Galleria and the Chabad of Glendale and the
foothills communities are co-sponsoring a community Hanukkah
celebration with a menorah kindling ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at
Following the lighting of a giant menorah, festivities will
include Jewish music performed by musicians, clowns, balloons, gifts
Known as the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah symbolizes a universal
message that good will prevail over evil, freedom over oppression and
light over darkness.
Hanukkah is celebrated by lighting the menorah each night of the
holiday for eight nights. The menorah will be on display Nov. 28 to
First Thanksgiving remembered at service
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- Church of the Lighted Window, the
congregational church of the Pilgrims, will have a special
celebration of the 381st anniversary of the first American
Thanksgiving at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Each worshipper will be provided with a handmade cloth Pilgrim
collar to wear during the service. Pastor Skip Lindeman will conduct
the worship hour. The chancel choir will enter, Plymouth-style, to
the beat of a drum singing "Rejoice, Be Glad, Give Praise" by Dale
Wood. Joseph Klice will play organ and piano music.
The church is at 1200 Foothill Blvd. in La Canada Flintridge. For
more information, call 790-1185.
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph