Congregation B'nai Israel

2710 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604 | (203) 336-1858 | |

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Gift of Light Candle Pick Up

Please come to the temple to pick up your beautiful Chanukah candles. The Gift of Light Team can’t wait to greet you at any of these times:

  • Friday, December 1st — before and after the 6 p.m. service, starting at 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 2nd — before and after the 8 a.m. service
  • Sunday, December 3rd — 10:30 a.m. to 1 pm 
  • Monday, December 4th — 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 5th — 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., 4:45 to 5:45 p.m., and 6:45 to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 6th — 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 7th — 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, December 8th — before and after the 6 p.m. service, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Who sent you candles? You will find out via email on Thursday, December 7th, just in time for the start of the holiday! 

If picking up candles will present a hardship for you, please let us know ( and we will arrange for a special delivery.  And, if you’re at the temple at a time that is not listed, just stop by the office and let Chris know you would like to pick up your candles.

We hope these candles will remind you that you are part of a community that cares about you. How lucky we all are for the sustaining gift of friendship!

Happy Chanukah from the Gift of Light Team!