Come enjoy a variety of Hanukkah events for the entire family throughout Netanya. Candle lighting in the giant hanukkiah on the Herzl Promenade, "Light and Brightness" happening, plays and performances, lights in the neighborhoods, Hanukkah at the museum and more.
Light on the promenade
Lighting of Hanukkah candles in the giant hanukkiah on the Herzl Promenade, every night at 6:00 p.m. by Netanya Chabad House.
Light and brightness happening
December 10, 12 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Heychal Hatarbut. Entrance is free.
A festival of archeology for the entire family: We'll make and decorate candles out of clay, make ancient coins inspired by the Hashmonaim and personal models of menorahs, crush olives to make oil in a personal bottle and more. Run by the Israel Antiquities Authority.
Plays and performances
December 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., Heychal Hatarbut.
Goshen Theater in an original, experiential and exciting adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's enchanting fairy tale.
Tickets available for only NIS 25 at the Heychal Hatarbut ticket officein conjunction with the Absorption Department.
December 10, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. Heychal Hatarbut
Havatzalot Netanya Dance Company in a special Hanukkah performance with 120 dancers
December 12, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., Heychal Hatarbut.
Kamea Dance Company in a performance for the entire family inspired by the Walt Disney movie, "Toy Story."
Tickets available for only NIS 25 at the Heychal Hatarbut ticket office.
"Ice Cream Tears"
December 12, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., Heychal Hatarbut. Entrance is free.
Story hour for the little ones with the authors, Chaya Bentzel and Shoshana Vig.
Hanukkah at the museum
Hanukkah Gelt: "From the Pruta to the Shekel"
December 11, 13, 2012 at 10:00 a.m., Netanya Museum (3 McDonald St.). Entrance is free.
A workshop on making coins and bills. Children will learn about and play with the coins and bills their grandparents used.
"Putting the spotlight on Netanya's lesser-known sites"
December 13, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Meet at Netanya Museum.
Horseback tour guided by Yishay Shmidov.
Cost of tour: just NIS 25. For more information and to register in advance, call 09-8840020.
Lights in the neighborhoods
Procession of torches - performances and spectacular fire ceremony
December 6, 2012 at 4:15 p.m. Meet at the Maccabi Tzair center in Ramat Poleg.
Giant Hanukkah party for children
December 8, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at Netanya Academic College (amphitheater), Kiryat Hasharon. Entrance is free. "Shlomi and Stam and the Miracle of the Oil," a play that will have you rolling on the floor laughing, jelly doughnuts and more...
Sponsored by Netanya Chabad House.
Procession of torches and magic shows
December 10, 2012 at 5:30 PM a.m., Herzog School. Entrance is free.
Shachar Hasson in a stand-up performance
December 10, 2012 at 8:30 p.m., Pais Center - Neot Golda
Tickets available for only NIS 10 by calling 09-8355518.
Children's stars "Tut and Katzefet"
December 12, 2012 at 5:30 p.m., Bar-Ilan School (10 Olei Hagardom St.). Entrance is free.
Mediterranean Andalusian Orchestra Ashkelon - From the Maghreb with Love
December 16, 2012, at 8:00 p.m., Ramat Yadin Community Center (Dora).
Tickets available for only NIS 40 by calling 09-8650004
For additional information, callthe Neighborhoods Department at 09-8605826