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Hanukkah under the stars

COAST CITIES — Congregation Beth Am and The San Diego Jewish Academy with sponsorship from the San Diego Jewish Journal will present a special Hanukkah experience at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park, as it presents Hanukkah Under the Stars.
Guests can enjoy a private showing at the Science Center, with a chance to roam around the interactive museum without the holiday crowds. At 7:30 p.m., guests in the IMAX theater will be transported back in time from current day to the skies over Jerusalem in 165 B.C. See the night sky as the Maccabees did and hear the Hanukkah story with an IMAX experience. The event will also feature modern-day Hanukkah traditions, music and sing-a-long with Elisheva Edelson and the Beth Am Adult choir and the SDJA Youth Choir.
The cost is $10 per person and reservations are required by Dec. 3. For reservations or information, contact Debra at Beth Am (858) 481-8454, e-mail or visit