Attention gay Jews and bagel-chasers: celebrate non-Christmas at the Jewbilee in NYC

A party rages in New York City each Christmas Eve, but at this party there are never any Santas in the room. The nightlife empire of Hebro bring us Jewbilee, the event of the year for the Jewish glitterati, with DJs playing American and Israeli pop tunes and gogo dancers spinning on their boxes like sexy dreidels. Hopefully the DJ will include an extended mix of “Toy” by Netta, a.k.a. the Israeli version of Lizzo, because that song is a bop.

Jayson Littman, the nice Jewish boy who is the brains behind Hebro, told GayCities that Jewbilee has “over 1,000 gay Jews and the bagel-chasers that love us” dancing the night away. In 2019 Jewbilee will be on the third night of Hannukah, which is all the more reason to party, so it will be a big event. Needless to say, Jewbilee is also a great destination for anyone who does celebrate Christmas, but needs a cocktail after spending the evening with their families.

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The Hebro team sent GayCities some photos from last year’s party, to show how much fun it is. L’Chiam!


Want to see more pics? Click this Hebro gallery here from a party that was years ago. Photos above courtesy of Andrew Werner Photography.

Questions, comments, or invitations to other parties, Jewish or otherwise, can be sent to [email protected]