Mayim Bialik





Special Guests


Mayim Bialik


Elana Jagoda


Evan Kent


Yasmin Levy


Lisa Loeb


Henry Platt


Jonah Platt


Sharone Sayegh


Peter Yarrow


The celebration will continue around the world in watch parties with our regions and congregations in your local time zones.
For more information and how to join, email us here.






Rabbi Nathan Alfred

| Head of International Development and Community Building, WUPJ
Jerusalem, Israel


Rabbi Pauline Bebe

| Communauté Juive Libérale Paris Ile de France
Paris, France


Rabbi Nir Barkin

| Kehillat Yozma Modi’in
Modi’in, Israel


Rabbi Sergio Bergman

| President, WUPJ
Buenos Aires, Argentina


Alexandra Finkelshtein

| Institute for Modern Jewish Studies
Moscow, Russia


Rita Fruman

| Director of Programs and Operations in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine, WUPJ
Jerusalem, Israel


David Knoll, AM

| Co-President, Union for Progressive Judaism (UPJ)
Sydney, Australia


Rabbi Ari Lorge

| Central Synagogue
New York, USA


Rabbi David Maxa

| Ec Chajim Praha
Prague, Czech Republic


Hernán Rustein

| Ibero-American Institute for Reform Rabbinical Education
Buenos Aires, Argentina


Carole Sterling

| Chair, WUPJ
Toronto, Canada


Rabbi Ruben Sternschein

| Congregação Israelita Paulista
São Paulo, Brazil


Rabbi Benjamin Meijer Verbrugge

| Jewish Community of Jakarta
Jakarta, Indonesia







Produced by the Tony Award-winning team of Yael Silver and Carmine Entertainment, the event will feature Chanukah music and traditions from around the world, showcasing acclaimed choirs, cantors, and special celebrity guests.



Executive Producers:
Sandra and L. Tadd Schwab,
Carole and Jay Sterling
Tony Award Winning Theatrical Producer:
Yael Silver (Carmine Entertainment)
Grammy-Award Winning Musical Director:
Mary Ekler
Gala Chairs:
Tadd Schwab and Les Rothschild
Gala Committee:
Sandra Schwab, Jane Taves, Charles Rothschild, Carole Sterling, Cantor Evan Kent, Rachel Schulties
President | Rabbi Sergio Bergman
Chair | Carole Sterling
Chief Advancement Officer | Naomi Smook




Our Open Call for video submissions is now closed.

Thank you to everyone who participated.