Francophone Jews living in Florida ushered in the eight-day holiday of Chanukah during a menorah lighting ceremony at the home of French Consul General Philippe Vinogradoff and coordinated by the Chabad-Lubavitch run Jewish Educational Leadership Institute.

Directed by Rabbi Yisroel and Louiza Frankforter and based in Miami, the institute runs Torah classes and holiday parties for South Florida’s large French population.

The institute also runs a rabbinical certification program for Chabad-Lubavitch yeshiva students. …