European Jewish Association

Just One Shabbat 2020, Lisbon

Lisbon, Portugal

27/12/19 0:00 - 01/01/20 0:00

This Annual New Year event co- hosted by EJA and the ECJS began on Chanukah with a trendy tour of Belem tower, marina and Discoveries Monument. After lighting the Chanukah candles, participants enjoyed a peaceful Shabbat ending with delicious doughnuts. On Sunday, the group got to experienced a unique art tour including the opportunity to spray paint graffiti with the ECJS logo; before enjoying Latkes and a fun evening Chanukah party.  On Monday, everyone got to hear about the Jewish community in Portugal from the Shaare Tikva Synagogue, before exploring secretive underground Lisbon. For Tuesday’s final tour day, a trip out of the city gave participants the chance to explore scenic Sintra as well as Roca Cape, the furthest Western Point in Continental Europe. The final evening had the traditional event highlight, the Black Tie New Year’s Eve Party which was again clearly enjoyed by all!