Temple Har Zion, Congregation Beth Tikvah & Temple Sinai Co-sponsor
Community Chanukah Jazz Concert Dec. 21

Award-winning jazz and klezmer violinist Ben Sutin will bring his talent and energy to Mount Holly for a community Chanukah concert Dec. 22, the fifth night of Chanukah.

It’s a homecoming for the New York-based musician, who grew up in Medford. A Grammy-nominated violinist, pianist, composer and educator, Sutin has performed at venues including Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, NJPAC, Lincoln Center’s Appel Room, the Nassau Coliseum, Clifford Brown Jazz Festival and more. He has performed/recorded with Idan Raichel, the National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene, Tran-Siberian Orchestra and others.

In 2020 Sutin released his third album as a leader, Hard Bop Hanukkah, featuring jazzy renditions of festive favorites including “Have A Little Dreidel,” “Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah,” “Sevivon, Sov Sov Sov,” “Maoz Tzur” and “Hanukkah, Chag Yafeh.”

The concert, starting at 7:30 p.m., will be held at Temple Har Zion, 255 High St. in Mt. Holly. All attendees must register with full name and contact information by Dec. 20 to RSVP(at) Masks are optional. The event is free and open to the public, with suggested donation $18 for THZ, CBT and Temple Sinai members, $36 for non-members. Donations can be made online or by sending a check to Temple Har Zion, PO Box 548, Mt Holly NJ 08060.

It’s the Chanukah Countdown (or Countup)!