This year’s Chanukah will be celebrated at more than a dozen sporting venues. To read about these, go to As American as Apple Pie: Chanukah at the Stadium. Here is a sampling of those events.
At the Houston Rockets vs. New Orleans Pelicans game at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, there will be a menorah lighting at halftime, a pre game Chanukah party, including a meet and greet with Rockets players and a post game free throws on the court. Fans coming to the Golden State Warriors game vs. the Sacramento Kings at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, California, will receive a commemorative Warriors Jewish Heritage scarf. At the Florida Panthers vs. Washington Capitals game at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida, there will be a grand Chanukah concert.
More events: The Nets at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York; Spurs at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas; Heat at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida; Celtics at the TD Garden, in Boston, Massachusetts; Predators at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee; Carolina Hurricanes at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC; Red Wings at the TVA Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan; and Blue Jackets at the Nationwide Arena, Columbus, Ohio.