Celebrate Hanukkah with Ice Cream, Latkes, Cookies and More at the Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center | YourHub – The Know

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TheStaenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center(JCC Denver) is hosting a variety of events and partnering with local companies to bring the best of Hanukkah to the community. The JCC Denver will be selling Bobs Babka Hanukkah ice cream in conjunction withHigh Point Creamery; hostingLatke-Paloozaon December 2 with cookbook author, Jake Cohen, for a latke competition between local restaurantsRosenbergs, Safta, Latke Love and Rye Society; partnering withOlive & Finchon Hanukkah cookie decorating kits; and hosting a free Hanukkah concert with Klezmer trio, The Klez Dispensers, on December 3. Hanukkah begins at sundown on November 28 and runs for eight days through December 5.

The JCC Denver and High Point Creamery have teamed up for the third year in a row to sell the exclusive Hanukkah ice cream flavor called Bobs Babka named after Robert Bob E. Loup. The ice cream is an olive oil ice cream base with homemade babka swirled in and was named to theForbes Holiday Gift Guideas one ofthebest new ice cream flavorsin 2019.Pints can be pre-orderedfrom November 8-21. Pick-up for pre-orders will happen from November 22 to December 5 at the JCC Denver. Guests can purchase ice cream in-person at the community center starting November 22. This is a special run of ice cream and product is available until supplies last. Each pint costs $10 and proceeds from each sale will go to support JCC Denver programs.

Through the Neustadt Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies & Music Festival (JAAMM) at the JCC Mizel Arts and Culture Center,Latke-Paloozawill take place on December 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the JCC Denver Phillips Social Hall. The event featurescelebrity chef, author, and YouTube sensation Jake Cohen author of Jew-ish: A Cookbook as he hosts the first-ever latke competition with latkes from four local restaurants: Rosenbergs, Safta, Latke Love and Rye Society. Attendees will have the chance to taste each restaurants latkes and toppings and vote for their favorite. While awaiting the final tallies, Jake will speak about his book and the inspiration behind his new take on classic Jewish cuisine. The restaurants will compete for the Golden Latke, awarded by Jake for the best overall latke and toppings. Tickets are $25 per person. For tickets and to learn more visit:https://jaamm.eventive.org/schedule/610d7b3bee7ed600830105b0

Olive & Finchis again selling Hanukkah Cookie Kits. Mention the JCC Denver when you purchase a Hanukkah Cookie Kit in-store or include JCC Denver in the notes section when you pre-order online and O&F will donate 10% back to the JCC Denver.Each cookie kitincludesone dozen sugar cookies, five festive frostings,Hanukkah-themed cookie decorations, and a reusable O&F tote. Each kit costs $45.Cookie kits are available at both Olive & Finch locations in Cherry Creek and Uptown.

The JCC Denver will also be hosting aHanukkah concerton Friday, December 3 from 10-11:30 a.m. with the melodic sounds of traditional klezmer music from local trio, The Klez Dispensers. The concert will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A with the trio. While the event is free to attend, donations are greatly appreciated.

For more information about these events and happenings, visithttps://www.jccdenver.org/jewish-life/programs/.

ABOUT STAENBERG LOUP JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

TheStaenberg Loup Jewish Community Center(JCC Denver) serves the metro-Denver area through educational, social, cultural, fitness, sports, and other programs that are rooted in Jewish values. The JCC Denvers mission is to create a vibrant and inclusive family and social gathering place, guided by these timeless Jewish values.The JCC Denvers four program areas focus on connection, community, and well-being and include: a robust fitness, sports, tennis, and aquatic center; Early Childhood Engagement, including an Early Learning School and a variety of programs for families; the Mizel Arts and Culture Center which offers Jewish Arts, Authors, Movies & Music Festival (JAAMM Fest), Denver Jewish Film Festival, and ReelAbilities Film Festival; summer camps including Ranch Camp and Camp Shai; engagement programming for teens, young adults, seniors, and the LGBTQIA+ community. The JCC Denver is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located at 350 S. Dahlia Street in Denver. For more information, visitwww.jccdenver.org, like us onFacebookandInstagram@jccdenver, or call (303) 399-2660.

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