Light up the Loop with Chabad: 6th Annual Public Menorah Lighting in the Delmar Loop

Chabad on Campus proudly presents the sixth annual Public Menorah Lighting on the Delmar Loop to take place on Tuesday December 12th at 7:30 PM. This free and festive event will be held at The Market in the Loop located at 6655 Delmar Boulevard. The celebration will feature a central public Menorah lighting, and will include live music, piping hot latkes, greetings from local dignitaries, chocolate Chanukah Gelt for children, and joyous Chasidic dancing. The event aims to highlight the history and traditional observances of Chanukah which begins this year on Tuesday evening December 12th at sundown, and lasts for eight days. “The Menorah is the eight-branch candelabra traditionally lit on the Jewish holiday of Chanukah,” said Rabbi Hershey Novack. “It’s a symbol of spiritual freedom and teaches us of the power of light over darkness.” Everyone is welcome. “Chanukah is all about adding more light to the world and, regardless of religious affiliation, we’re able to continue to bring more light into world through adding in acts of goodness and kindness,” Novack said. The event is co-sponsored by Market on the Loop. For more details, please visit:...

read more

Schnucks Ladue Crossing Hanukkah Celebration with Epstein Hebrew Academy December 6

Hanukkah storytelling, games for children, and a singing presentation will be featured at the 24th annual Hanukkah Celebration to be held 6:00pm to 7:00pm, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Schnucks Ladue Crossing shopping center, I-170 at Ladue Road. The event will take place at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers. The Hanukkah Celebration, emceed by Rabbi Yaakov Green Headmaster of HF Epstein Hebrew Academy, features Hanukkah storytelling with master educator Mrs. Jackie Oppenheimer, and Hanukkah songs. The event will also feature STEAM games and crafts. All children will receive a free gift of traditional Hanukkah chocolate “gelt” (gold coins). Hanukkah begins the evening of December 12 and is an eight-day celebration of the Festival of Lights commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple. The Hanukkah Celebration is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the friendly merchants at Schnucks Ladue Crossing including Schnucks, Barnes & Noble, Cobblestone Shoe Repair, Crown Optical, European Wax Center, Fannie May, Globe Cleaners, GNC Live Well, Great Clips, Ladue Nails, Maggie Moo’s, Mathnasium, MOD Pizza, Old Navy, Oreck Clean Home, Pac Dental, Pei Wei Asian Diner, Pure Barre, St. Luke’s Urgent Care Center, The Bedroom Store, The Joint, and Treats Unleashed. The event is hosted by The DESCO Group, the developer and property management company for the center. For more information about the Hanukkah Celebration call Solomon/Turner at...

read more

Chabad to host Public Menorah Celebration on the Delmar Loop

Chabad centers in St. Louis have announced Show-Me-Chanukah, a program designed to maximize awareness of the upcoming Jewish holiday of Chanukah. The event aims to highlight the history and traditional observances of Hanukkah, which begins this year after nightfall on Saturday, Dec, 24 and lasts for eight days. The Market on the Loop, located at 6655 Delmar Boulevard, will be the site of the central public Menorah lighting, on Saturday, December 24 at 7:30 pm. This theme of the event is “A Tribute to Student Leadership.” The program will include a menorah lighting ceremony with the kindling performed by the leaders of the UMSL Jewish Student Association club. There will also be free hot latkes, music and gelt for children. Elected officials will also offer Hanukkah greetings. The event will conclude with joyous Chasidic dancing. “A little bit of light can dispel a great deal of darkness”, said Rabbi Hershey Novack of Chabad on Campus. “Our goal is to introduce the light and warmth of the Chanukah lights to the entire community, and to brighten the lives of individuals, families and children, not only in their homes, but also in their public thoroughfares and places of business.” This is the fifth year that Chabad has worked with the Market on the Loop to put on this event. For more details please visit...

read more

Schnucks Ladue Crossing Annual Hanukkah Celebration December 15

Hanukkah storytelling, games for children, and a singing presentation will be featured at the 23rd annual Hanukkah Celebration to be held 6:00-7:00 pm, Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Schnucks Ladue Crossing shopping center, I-170 at Ladue Road. The event will take place at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers. The Hanukkah Celebration features Hanukkah storytelling with Ms. Jackie Oppenheimer and Rabbi Yaakov Green of the H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy and Hanukkah songs performed by The Epstein Choir, led by Rabbi Dan Morris. The event also features games and crafts for all children. All children will receive a free gift of traditional Hanukkah chocolate “gelt” (gold coins). Hanukkah begins the evening of December 24 and is an eight-day celebration of the Festival of Lights commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple. The Hanukkah Celebration is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the friendly merchants at Schnucks Ladue Crossing including Schnucks, Barnes & Noble, Cobblestone Shoe Repair, Crown Optical, European Wax Center, Fannie May, Globe Cleaners, GNC Live Well, Great Clips, Ladue Nails, Maggie Moo’s, Mathnasium, MOD Pizza, Old Navy, Oreck Clean Home, Pac Dental, Pei Wei Asian Diner, Pure Barre, St. Luke’s Urgent Care Center, The Bedroom Store, The Joint, and Treats Unleashed. The event is hosted by The DESCO Group, the developer and property management company for the center. For more information about the Hanukkah Celebration, call Solomon/Turner at...

read more

Schnucks Ladue Crossing Hanukkah Celebration December 2

Hanukkah storytelling, hands-on projects for children, and a singing presentation will be featured at the 22nd annual Hanukkah Celebration to be held 6:00pm to 7:00pm, Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at Schnucks Ladue Crossing shopping center, I-170 at Ladue Road. The event will take place at the Barnes & Noble Booksellers. The Hanukkah Celebration features a special reading of the new book “Maggie The Magnifying Glass” by one of the authors, Jessica Yaira Gordon who is also the curriculum coordinator of the H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy.  The book is geared for children age 2-6 and teaches them about S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Additional readings for children will take place and there will be project-based activities for young children and elementary school students incorporating 21st century and STEM education. The Epstein Choir, led by Rabbi Dan Morris, will perform a number of Hanukkah songs. All children will receive a free gift of traditional Hanukkah chocolate “gelt” (gold coins). Hanukkah begins the evening of December 6 and is an eight-day celebration of the Festival of Lights commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple. The Hanukkah Celebration is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by the friendly merchants at Schnucks Ladue Crossing including Schnucks, Barnes & Noble, Cobblestone Shoe Repair, Creve Coeur Camera, Crown Optical, European Wax Center, Fannie May, Globe Cleaners, GNC, Great Clips, Ladue Nails, Maggie Moo’s, Mathnasium, Old Navy, Oreck Clean Home, Pei Wei Asian Diner, Pac Dental, Pure Burre, St. Luke’s Urgent Care Center, The Bedroom Store, The Joint, and Treats Unleashed. The event is hosted by The DESCO Group, the developer and property management company for the center. For more information about the Hanukkah Celebration call Solomon/Turner at...

read more