Sign In Forgot Password

8 Days of Giving

FRIDAY 12/11 - SATURDAY 12/12: The Gift of Shabbat


  • FRIDAY: Shabbat Hanukkah at 8:00 pm. Join us on Zoom. You can also view at Make sure you have your menorah and candles handy!
  • SATURDAY: Hanukkah and Havdalah with the Dreskins at 7:30 pm. Join us on Zoom for the candlelighting. You can also view at

SUNDAY 12/13: The Gift of Hanukkah


  • Kesher (Religious School) Concert - Jason Mesches LIVE! On Zoom
    at 10:00 am.
  • Woodlands Hanukkah Drive-in Menorah Lighting
    Sun, Dec 13 at 5:00 pm
    AT THE SHAMES JCC (371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591)

    Let's light it up! Join our WCT drive-in Community Menorah lighting. We'll sing Hanukkah tunes and light our menorah together, all from the safety of our own cars. Sign up is a must at and make sure you complete the health screening just before arriving.

Giving Opportunity: Drop off toys for our Toys for Tots and Have a Heart toy drives at WCT during office hours (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) or at the Community Menorah lighting at the Shames JCC (5:00 pm).

MONDAY 12/14: The Gift of Torah


Giving Opportunity: Thank a teacher or someone who has inspired you. Check out our pinterest board for ideas!


Make Your Gift to Woodlands


  • Hanukkah with the Youngs at 7:30 pm. Join us on Zoom for the candlelighting. You can also view at facebook./wctemple.

Giving Opportunity: Today is WCT’s Giving Day! Now more than ever, your support and generosity to WCT is critical. You can have a tremendous impact at WCT by strengthening our community and helping us fulfill our important mission of tikkun olam.

WEDNESDAY 12/16:  The Gift of Community


  • The Bible Players Zoom into WCT! For all ages! 7:30-8:15 pm. The Bible Players are back for a congregational improv and game night. Join us on Zoom for an interactive, hysterical evening of Hanukkah joy - silly enough for kids, irreverent enough for adults! Register in advance here and you'll receive a Zoom link!

Giving opportunity: Today, the Board of Trustees has a gift for YOU!

THURSDAY 12/17: The Gift of Many Voices


  • Final Candle Sing-a-long at 7:30 pm. Join Cantor Lance and his amazing line-up of musicians to light the final candle and sing your favorite Hanukkah tunes! Join us on Zoom or at

Giving opportunity: Check out Kulanu’s Zoom-a-thon (co-sponsored by WCT!) at 1:00 pm and consider supporting the organization’s work with isolated, emerging, and returning Jewish communities around the world. Register here.

FRIDAY 12/18 and Saturday 12/19: The Gift of of Plenty


  • Jammin’ Shabbat - 7:00-7:30 pm
  • Shabbat Evening Services - 8:00 pm

Giving Opportunity: Community Baking Days and Dessert Swap -  Sign up to bake a dessert and be part of a community-wide swap! Bake on Friday or Saturday and swap on Sunday. Like shameshes (helper candles) come to life, our WoodSY kids will pick up your dessert on Sunday Dec 20 and make sure it gets to another temple member! You’ll get one back in exchange!

Sat, June 25 2022 26 Sivan 5782