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Chanukah Menorah: The eight-branched menorah (candelabra) kindled on Chanukah commemorating the miracle of Chanukah.
Eliyahu Moscowitz, 24, is remembered as a beacon of light and joy
By all accounts, Eliyahu Moscowitz, who was murdered in a Chicago park on Simchat Torah night at the age of 24, was a beacon of light. This Chanukah, even as the murderer remains at large, two giant menorahs will be dedicated in his memory. At the site of...
A Chabad emissary in New Jersey has taken menorah construction to new heights
It was more than 30 years ago when Rabbi Boruch Klar first heard the Lubavitcher Rebbe—Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory—speak about the importance of lighting menorahs in public places. As soon as the speech was completed, Klar saw gr...
How Atara Ciechanover spearheaded the design and creation of the world’s most visible menorah
The gleaming two-ton Chabad-Lubavitch menorah on the corner of Manhattan’s storied crossroads at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street—one of the busiest and most affluent thoroughfares on the planet—has long been an inseparable part of life in New York. Throughou...
New Jersey inmates to participate in Menorah lightings for the first time
Through the years and the courts, a small spark in Philadelphia now lights up the world
It was a frigid Saturday night during Chanukah of 1974, when Rabbi Abraham Shemtov had the unusual, perhaps wild, idea of lighting a menorah right in front of Independence Hall, which houses the Liberty Bell, the icon of American freedom. The menorah was ...
It’s become almost commonplace for hundreds of thousands of people to attend grand public Chanukah menorah lightings in metropolises and in front of statehouses dotting the American landscape. But the first such ceremony, in Philadelphia’s Old City in 197...
Adding light to a city that has seen significant darkness this year
Just weeks after terrorists murdered 130 people on the streets of Paris, an estimated 6,000 people gathered tonight at the Eiffel Tower to watch the lighting of a 30-foot-tall menorah on the first night of Chanukah. The annual public menorah-lighting at t...
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist granted an exclusive interview to Chabad.org just before the conclusion of the Passover holiday. He spoke his determination to see justice done in the case of an apparent arson at the Chabad House of Miami Beach. They were his f...
Gov. Jon Corzine hosted more than 100 Jewish community members at a Trenton Chanukah celebration sponsored by Chabad-Lubavitch of New Jersey.
Chabad on Campus is offering free Chanukah kits to Jewish college students, consisting of a menorah, candles and explanatory guide.
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