For the first time ever the Miami Heat basketball team and the Florida Jewish community will gather for the First Annual Jewish Heritage Night on Tuesday, December 15th.
Jewish rock band 8th Day will perform, and a giant Menorah will be lit during half time at the American Airlines Arena in Miaimi.
The event will celebrate the 5th night of Chanukah, and will pay tribute to Florida’s Jewish community and the message of triumph of light over the darkness.
Guests will have a unique opportunity to arrive before the onset of the game to meet and greet the players and watch the warm-ups. Autograph opportunities will be available.
For the first time ever kosher food will be available at the AA arena.
A giant Menorah will be erected at the east plaza of the arena, and will be lit during the half time. The Lubavitch Educational Center Boys Choir will sing “Maoz Tzur.”
A special Chanukah invocation will be recited at the onset of the game.
During the half time, as well as after the game, the fans will be treated to an electrifying performance of the Jewish band “8th DAY.”
At the end of the game all guests will be invited to the court for a Free Throw and Chanukah celebration and the music will continue.
Tickets will include a free t-shirt, free parking, an opportunity for free throws, meet and greet during the warm-ups as well as the “8th DAY” performance. Tickets are available for purchase at
www.jewishheritagenight.com or by calling 305-373-8303.