Scroll below to see 8 different events Chabad will host this Chanukah - FUN FOR ALL AGES

Learn about the holiday of Chanukah, find 10's of recipes, games for kids, the blessings and how to light the menorah and much more at:

  Happy Chanukah 2022

Celebrate Chanukah this year with your Lakeview Family! 


  • Thursday night, Dec. 15 @ 7:00pm for women: A Pre-Chanukah Women's event featuring a hands-on essential oil & aromatherapy workshop with Tanya from  Aromatherapy Apothecary. Each person will create their own unique essential-oil based perfume blend. Cost: $25. SPACE IS LIMITED Click Here to register.
  • Saturday night Night, Dec. 17 @ 6:00pm: Pre Chanukah YJP Havdalah & the launch of the New YJP Lounge + Ambassador of Lights - giving out 10 free Menorah's to gift to your friends.
  • Sunday morning, Dec 18 12:00 -2:00pm: Kids pre chanukah event with a tie dye fun day activities and Menorah workshop from home depot. Location at Chabad + for babies and toddlers - music & movement - fun for the entire family!
  • Sunday Night, Dec. 18 @ 5:30pm: Menorah Lighting in West Lakeview on Lincoln & Marshfield. Latkes, & doughnuts. 5:30pm
  • Monday Night, Dec 19 @ 5:45pm:  The MAIN celebration at the annual grand Community Menorah lighting & Gelt drop from a fire truck with rapper Ari Lesser and a surprise entertainment. Joined by our state Senator, State Representative & Alderman. The event will take place outside Chabad.
  • Tuesday Night, Dec 20 @ 5:45pm: The car Menorah parade - if you have not joined before this is a fun time driving all around town celebrating the holiday. Followed by Menorah lighting at Waveland & Broadway (Walgreens) at 7:00 pm.
  • Wednesdays Night, Dec 21 @ 6:00pm: YJP Chanukah party in conjunction with chabad's alumni from campuses all around the Midwest. Hosted at The Living Room 1630 N Milwaukee Ave.
  • Thursday Night, Dec. 22 @ 7:00pm: Movie Night with Pizza, Pop, Popcorn & Dreidel game. Movie: The Great Dictator by Charlie Chaplin.


The main Chanukah event for the Lakeview community:

Monday, Dec. 19- The Annual Lakeview Menorah Lighting
Featuring: 6ft graffiti Menorah, music by wolrd famous Jewish rapper Ari Lesser, 1000 coins gelt drop from fire truck, Hot Latkes, prize for each child, live music and MORE

4:45- Activities & crafts for children ($10 per child)
5:45- Grand Menorah lighting & entertainment - free event

Tuesday Night, Dec. 20, 5:45 pm
Reserve your free magnetic car Menorah and join the 3rd annual Lakeview Menorah car parade by  clicking here!

We will drive around Lakeview with menorah and music on top of our cars. No cost to join. Only 20 spots!


  • "Ambassador of Light" - YOU give your friend a free Menorah kit (menorah/candles/dreidel). Pickup at Chabad as many as you can gift.



  Click here to donate towards Chabad's activities and Chanukah outreach programs!

Sponsor a branch of the Menorah lighting for just $180! 


Do you need a Menorah or candles
Here or call/text Chabad at 773-495-7127
to get your FREE Menorah

We will also have yeshiva students standing on the corners of Belmont/Broadway/Diversey and by the CTA stations (Addison & Belmont) giving out hundreds of menorahs. Sunday-Tuesday 6-8pm.
They will also go knocking on as many homes they can visit to ensure everyone has a menorah this year.
Let us know if you want them to visit your home and if you met them at any of the locations:  773-495-7127.