When: Sun., Dec. 1, 12-5 p.m. 2013
Shake off your food coma this weekend at Afikomen Judaica (3042 Claremont Ave., Berkeley), where a Chanukah Party will include homemade latkes and applesauce as well as jelly doughnuts from Grand Bakery. Learn about the significance of the fifth night by participating in the Menorah lighting at 4:30 p.m., when the candles will be lit while everyone says blessings and sings. Enjoy live music and religious storytelling while shopping for holiday gifts such as jewelry, beeswax candles, and work by local Jewish artists. Enter a raffle for your chance to walk away with a box of gelt. Proceeds benefit the Friendship Circle Berkeley.