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Amsterdam’s Mayor Kindles Menorah in Central Square

December 28, 2008 7:15 PM
Mayor Job Cohen lit the giant Chanukah menorah in Amsterdam’s central Dam Square during a ceremony organized by Chabad-Lubavitch of the Netherlands. More than 1,000 people filled the square, one of the most notable public spaces in the Dutch city. The event joined a list of public menorah lightings that have been regularly held throughout the Netherlands for several years.
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Amsterdam’s famous Dam Square overflowed with celebrants during a public Chanukah menorah lighting organized by Chabad-Lubavitch of the Netherlands. (Photos: Dirk P. H. Spits)
Amsterdam’s famous Dam Square overflowed with celebrants during a public Chanukah menorah lighting organized by Chabad-Lubavitch of the Netherlands. (Photos: Dirk P. H. Spits)

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