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Go wild this holiday season at the San Diego Zoo’s annual celebration, Jungle Bells presented by California Coast Credit Union. The holiday festivities start Dec. 8, 2017, and run through Jan. 1, 2018. Jungle Bells guests will be treated to seasonal decorations, animal experiences, costumed characters, live entertainment and more.
The Zoo will be aglow with holiday cheer and activities to keep the whole family jolly. Guests can watch as animals enjoy unique enrichment treats, and guests can sample treats of their own offered at many of the Zoo’s restaurants and food stands. Don’t miss out on holiday shopping at the Zoo’s retail locations, or the holiday happy hour at Albert’s Restaurant—Happy Holidays Happens—with discounted drinks and appetizers available from 3 to 5 p.m. each day of Jungle Bells.
Jungle Bells activities and attractions are free with Zoo admission or membership. Parking is free.
Friday Forum (All ages)
Fridays • 10:15–11:45 A.M. (no meetings on 7/3)
Speakers lead discussions on various topics such as Israel and the Middle East, anti-Semitism, the Jewish community locally, nationally and abroad, health issues, and more.
Price: $2.50; JCC Member Price: $2
Join us for a fun night of community as we celebrate Chanukah together!
This year’s party will feature our first ever dreidel spinning competition open to all ages. Winners will be crowned and receive prizes!
What to Bring: Your Chanukiyah (some call it a menorah) and one of the items in the sign up.
Bring your own dairy lunch and discuss the week’s parasha with Rabbi Earne.
Israel’s iconic singer-songwriter, guitarist and UNICEF goodwill ambassador David Broza will embark on a coast-to-coast winter tour this December, celebrating 40 years since the release of his best-known song, “Yihye Tov” (Things Will Be Better). The well-known composition was written in 1977 during the Arab-Israeli peace talks between Egyptian president Anwar Sadat and Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin, and has become an anthem of the Israeli peace movement.