This event is being provided exclusively to area congregations in appreciation for their critical work in creating a vibrant Jewish community.

Wednesday, December 2
7:45-9 p.m.

Join James Beard award-winning chef Michael Solomonov for a discussion and cooking demonstration featuring Hanukkah dishes from around the world including Apple Shrub, Abe Fisher’s Potato Latkes, Roman Artichokes with Arugula and Olive Oil, Poached Salmon, and Sfenj (Moroccan donuts) with Cinnamon and Sugar. Recipes will be provided to all registrants in advance.

There will be no solicitation of funds associated with this event.

We will briefly gather on Zoom with other participating Greater MetroWest synagogues before joining the main event with Chef Solomonov.

Michael Solomonov is an Israeli chef and restaurateur, known for his Philadelphia restaurant, Zahav. He won the James Beard Foundation awards for Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic in 2011, Cookbook of the Year in 2016, and Outstanding Chef in 2017.

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ is proud to partner with the following area synagogues to bring this exclusive Hanukkah event to you.*

Adath Shalom, Morris Plains
Bnai Keshet, Montclair
B'nai Shalom, West Orange
B'nai Shalom of Sussex County, Franklin/Newton
Chabad at Short Hills, Livingston
Chai Center for Jewish Life, Watchung
Congregation Agudath Israel, Caldwell
Congregation Ahavath Zion, Maplewood
Congregation Beth El, South Orange
Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit
Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains
Congregation B'nai Israel, Basking Ridge
Congregation B'nai Israel, Millburn-Short Hills
Congregation B'nai Jeshrun, Short Hills
Congregation Etz Chaim, Livingston
Congregation Israel of Springfield
Congregation Ohr Shalom-Summit JCC
Congegation Shaya Ahavat Torah, Parsippany
Congregation Shomrei Emunah, Montclair
Kol Rina Independent Minyan, South Orange
Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael, Morristown
Mount Freedom Jewish center, Randolph
Oheb Shalom Congregation, South Orange
Pine Brook Jewish Center, Montville
Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, Springfield
Temple Beth Am, Parsippany
Temple Beth El Mekor Chayim, Cranford
Temple Beth O'r Beth Torah, Clark
Temple Beth Shalom, Livingston
Temple B'nai Abraham, Livingston
Temple B'nai Or, Morristown
Temple Emanu-El, Westfield
Temple Har Shalom, Warren
Temple Ner Tamid, Bloomfield
Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel, South Orange
Temple Sha'arey Shalom, Springfield
Temple Shalom, Succasunna
Temple Sholom, Scotch Plains
Temple Sholom of West Essex, Cedar Grove
Temple Sinai, Summit
White Meadow Temple, Rockaway

*List in formation.

Questions? Please contact Alejandra Castano at or (973) 929-2961