This year, Hannukah overlapped with both Christmas & New Year's, so I attended hybrid dinner parties on those evenings. There was a lot of delicious food (including homemade matzo ball soup, latkes, & applesauce).
And, of course, the candle lighting:
There was also this somewhat alarming light-up spinning dreidel:
All in all, the two parties have made nice, social bookends for the holiday week--and a fun change to routine.
Happy New Year's Eve...