Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Happy Hanukkah - 5 Fun Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah in NYC

Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish friends. Hanukkah is the festival of light, starting tonight, and lasting for eight (crazy) nights, December 1 - 8, 2010. Here are some parties where you can meet Jewish New Yorkers to celebrate Hanukkah, including dreidel tournaments, Jewish heavy metal, Jewish singles parties and Jewish burlesque. L'chiam!

Wednesday, December 1
Hurry Date presents...
Jewish Speed Dating
Hurray Date speed dating
10-15 five minute dates in one night
Suggested Ages: Jewish Singles: Ages 49+
Members: $26.25; Non-Members: $35
RSVP online
Drink specials: $5 vodka cocktails, wine and Bud Light drafts
Check-in at 7pm, Event begins at 7:30pm
251 E. 52nd St. (Second Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 593-4321
Thursday, December 2
Major League Dreidel

featuring an MLD charity tournament
and an evening of latkes & vodkas
Full Circle Bar
318 Grand St. (bettween Havemeyer & Marcy)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
(347) 725-4588

See this video from Major League Dreidel:

Saturday, December 4
David Shapiro's Hanukkah Party
"One Crazy Night"

David hosts parties in NYC and the Hamptons. This time, he is teaming up with JDate and HurryDate to bring you this special holiday event.
2-for-1 drinks will be served from 9pm to 11pm.
251 E. 52nd St. (Second Ave.)
New York, NY
(212) 593-4321

Saturday, November 4
Thirsty Girl Productions and The Schlep Sisters present...
Menorah Horah
Burlesque stars get together for the 4th annual Menorah Horah
featuring latkes to eat, new holiday acts, funny men and dancing ladies

Starring: The Schlep Sisters – Minnie Tonka and Darlinda Just Darlinda
along with Lady Rizo, Jonny Porkpie, Sapphire Jones, Dottie Lux

Go-Go dancing by Angelique A’Lamode, Cybil Libertease, and Etta-May Freeway
Groovy beats by DJ Momotaro and DJ Mikey Palms.

and host Seth Herzog
$20 (in advance)
doors open 7pm
concert starts 8pm
Highline Ballroom
431 W. 16th St.
(bet. 9th & 10th Ave.)
New York, NY
Thursday, December 9
2010 Major League Dreidel presents...
Spin The Dreidel Tournament
Young New Yorkers' Chorus
Category Sixx - World's Greatest Air Band
Hanukkah Gone Metal with Gods of Fire
2010 MLD Tournament
Doors: 6:30pm / Show: 7pm
$10 - $15
Knitting Factory
361 Metropolitan Ave.
(Havemeyer St.)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

Here is Adam Sandler's classic Hannukah song:

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