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Not your bubbe’s party: How to celebrate Hanukkah in VR

Not your bubbe’s party: How to celebrate Hanukkah in VR

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Not your bubbe's party: How to celebrate Hanukkah in VR

These ain’t your bubbie’s latkes.

On Monday, a virtual reality club and arcade in Brooklyn will celebrate the Jewish festival of lights, Hanukkah, on another dimension: a virtual one.

A Jewish group called Tech Tribe is throwing the event at a VR club called Yokey Pokey. The event’s invitation describes the evening as a “IRL VR Chanukah party”.

Guests will schmooze, eat latkes (fried potato pancakes), and light the ceremonial Menorah (a nine-pronged ritual candelabra) like they would at any other Hanukkah party. But they’ll also strap on Oculus Go headsets to play original Hanukkah-themed VR games and learn about the holiday in the virtual world. Read more…

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Author: Rachel Kraus

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