CELEBRATING HANUKKAH IN THE CHARLOTTE AREA IN 2023
“The proper response, as Hanukkah teaches, is not to curse the darkness but to light a candle.”
… Rabbi Irving Greenberg
Charlotte is home to North Carolina’s largest Jewish population. In fact, Charlotte is home to the largest Jewish community in the Carolinas. This means the Greater Charlotte offers a wonderful selection of celebrations for the Hanukkah festival this month.
Hanukkah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers, food, games. COMPLETE HANUKKAH GUIDE. In 2023, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Thursday, December 7th and ends on Sunday, December 14th.
“Eight days of Hanukkah / Every one of them glows with love.”
… Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
MENORAH LIGHTINGS AROUND THE CHARLOTTE AREA IN 2023