NEW HAVEN - The Jewish Community of Greater New
Haven will hold the “Jewish Unity Concert,” on
the 8th day of Chanukah, Dec. 16 at the LymanCenter for Performing Arts at Southern Connecticut State University, 501
at 3:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 4 p.m., a statement said.
"JFACT, the Jewish Federation
Association of CT, representing all nine federations in the state, will be
honoring our retiring senior (U.S.) Senator Joseph I. Lieberman at the concert," the statement said.
tribute is in recognition for the decades of service provided by Senator
Lieberman to our country, our state and the CT Jewish Community. Regarded as
Israel’s best friend in the U.S. Senate, the Jewish Ledger joins the CT
Federations in honoring Senator Lieberman upon his retirement," the statement said.
present a gift to Lieberman and "all CT Federations are encouraged to join in
the festivities," the statement said.
The concert will feature 8th
Day and the Maccabeats, the statement said.
Also from the statement: "8th Day is one of the
hottest new bands in Jewish music today infusing rock, blues, reggae with their
inimitable vocal harmonies and uplifting lyrics. Fans all over the world have
been raving about this Southern California based Jewish rock group. They have performed hundreds of shows across
the globe, including Lincoln Center, American Airlines Arena (Miami),
Australia, Hong Kong and many more.
The Maccabeats Premier A Cappella
group has performed all over the world, from Alabama to (New) Zealand, including
the White House. In addition, they are a YouTube sensation with over 7.5
million hits on their “Candlelight” music video, which earned them a special
appearance on The Today Show."
Th concert is cosponsored by Chabad
Centers of Greater New Haven, JCC of Greater New Haven and Southern Connecticut
Hebrew Academy, the statement said
Tickets can be purchased by phone:
The John Lyman Box Office (203) 392-6154 or online:
jewishunityconcert.com. Tickets in advance: Adults $12, Children 12 and younger $8. Tickets at the Door: Adults $15, Children 12 and younger $10. VIP Tickets: Single
Ticket $36, Family VIP package of four $118. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.
Labels: Chabad Centers of Greater New Haven, JCC of Greater New Haven, Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, Southern Connecticut Hebrew Academy