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These Chanukah Menorahs Literally Feed the Hungry

January 2, 2009 6:30 AM
Chabad-Lubavitch centers across the United States embarked on a unique Chanukah campaign to fight hunger. Throughout the lead-up to the eight-day holiday, dozens of Chabad Houses urged locals to donate cans of food, which were used to build giant functional menorahs. In Houston, Texas, the Uptown Chabad House donated the cans from its menorah to the Houston Food Bank.
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Dubbed “Can-orahs,” the structures were not a new concept, but in deference to the country’s economic situation, more centers – from West Palm Beach, Fla., to Milford, Mass. – added the project to their list of Chanukah activities. A local resident helps build the “Can-orah” sponsored by Houston, Texas’ Uptown Chabad House.
Dubbed “Can-orahs,” the structures were not a new concept, but in deference to the country’s economic situation, more centers – from West Palm Beach, Fla., to Milford, Mass. – added the project to their list of Chanukah activities. A local resident helps build the “Can-orah” sponsored by Houston, Texas’ Uptown Chabad House.

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Anonymous Chicago, IL January 2, 2009

A really nice idea I like it, I like it! Reply