Netanya – City of Light
Light in the Square
Lighting candles in the giant Menorah at the new Independence Square
Hanukkah doughnuts will be given out every evening at 18:00 by Chabad of Netanya
The Karev Educational Program Elementary kids’ Hanukkah Menorahs “Reuse” exhibition
Oil lamp workshop, picture magnets with the Maccabees, living sculptures and street theater
The first candle lighting ceremony, held in the presence of mayor Miriam Feirberg-Ikar and the Chief Rabbi of Netanya, Rabbi Kalman Bar Shlita; Netanya’s dance company, “Havatzalot Natanya”; the Nitzan choir, conducted by Vita Gurevitch; and “Sitar” music school singers, singing Hanukkah songs.
Hanukkah Menorah and dreidel making workshops for children
A game of “Treasure Hunt”, City Center Youth torch relay, and street shows
Second candle lighting ceremony accompanied by “Tzeirei Hasharon” choir
Volunteer organizations illuminate Netanya with a colorful fair
· 17:00 Children’s play: “Uncle Simcha”/Mediatheque theater
· 18:00 Third candle lighting ceremony accompanied by the Paolina studio singers
· 18:30 Spectacular fire-show with Cabaret Total
· 17:00 Children’s play: “Banu Hosheh Legaresh” with Yotam and Mika
· 18:00 Fourth candle lighting ceremony with the Enjoya company
· 17:00 Children’s play: “Not Just a Story”/Mediatheque theater
· 18:00 Fifth candle lighting ceremony with the children of Sitar music school
· 18:00 Seventh candle lighting ceremony with Spanish-French singer Manu Chao
· 18:30 Debuting a new display at the fountain: “Keeping Up with Mayumana”
Drum, rhythm and fire shows with the “Pyromania” company
· 18:00 Eighth candle lighting ceremony with Paolina studio
Cool street circus, acrobatics and fire effects with the “Pyromania” Duo
Light in the Museum
Come visit the new permanent exhibit: “Netanya: From Vision to Reality” –
We will play with dreidels, take a look at a Jewish immigrant ship, watch movies, put together the city’s symbol, get to know the orchard from the very first sprout to the orange at the supermarket, and get in touch with the city’s history.
Wednesday-Thursday 9-10.12 between 10:00-11:30
For children ages 4-7, just 10 NIS for child and parent alike
For more information, call Netanya History Museum, tel. 09-8840020
Light in the Neighborhoods
For more information, call the Department of Quarters and Neighborhoods, tel.
Tickets can be purchased at Matnas and community centers.