Join Live at 2:00 PM EST: 1 million Jews from every corner of the globe, will unite for 18 minutes to celebrate Chanuka together and to commit to share more light in our uneasy world.
Chanukah is celebrated each year by millions of people around the world but for the first time in history, this year it can be celebrated by everyone together. On the 7th night of Chanukah Jews around the world will make history.
“The world has witnessed much darkness this year” said event spokespersons Rabbis Mendel Haller and Yaakov Glasman, “yet Chanukah celebrates our ability to overcome impossible odds and band together to generate hope, goodness and light to dispel the world’s darkness”.
“The Global Chanukah initiative will see Jews from cities across the globe unite come together in a united global effort to inspire and to be inspired” they said.
Following the success of the 18 for 18 online Lag B’omer campaign connecting Jews from across Australia, the Global Chanukah initiative will unite Jews from countries all around the world. Jewish communities around from different time zones will unite at the same time for an 18 minute high-impact online Jewish experience like never before.
Jews from every corner of the globe, from Argentina to Arkansas, Thailand to Tel Aviv, Marseilles to Melbourne, will come together to be moved, to celebrate and to commit to share more light in our uneasy world.
Join world leaders, Jewish celebrities and personalities, and Jewish children from across the globe will feature with one single purpose in mind: To be inspired, to nspire others and to share the light.
“Chanukah teaches us that a small group, when united, can overcome the greatest obstacles and can illuminate the world” said organizer Rabbi Mendel Haller, “and we encourage everyone who can to log on during our time zone and become part of history”.
The online event will take place on Wednesday 16 December:
2pm New York
6am Sydney (Thursday)
For more info visit www.Chanukah.Global