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Annual Chanukah Menorah Lighting - Oakdale Leader

Annual Chanukah Menorah LightingOakdale LeaderCongregation Beth Shalom, The Center for Jewish Life in greater Stanislaus County and the Central Valley based in Modesto, has announced that they will hold a public lighting ceremony of the Chanukah Menorah in downtown Oakdale on Thursday night, ...and more »

Hundreds gather in Detroit to celebrate Hanukkah - The Detroit News;

Hundreds gather in Detroit to celebrate Hanukkah - The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsHundreds gather in Detroit to celebrate HanukkahThe Detroit NewsCenturies ago, the Maccabees defeated the Syrians, who stifled their religious traditions, then worked to rededicate the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. They could find only one oil vessel, but amazingly, that single day's supply lasted eight. To ...and more »

Kimbark Plaza hosts its first Hanukkah ceremony - Hyde Park Herald;

Kimbark Plaza hosts its first Hanukkah ceremony - Hyde Park Herald

Hyde Park HeraldKimbark Plaza hosts its first Hanukkah ceremonyHyde Park HeraldThe Hyde Park community came together Tuesday evening, Dec. 27, on the corner of 53rd Street and Woodlawn Avenue to celebrate Hannukah. During the celebration, Rabbi Yossi Brackman lit a nine-foot-tall Menorah. -Spencer Bibbs. By TONIA HILLand more »

Menorah being displayed on Fargo Civic Center lawn - INFORUM;

Menorah being displayed on Fargo Civic Center lawn - INFORUM

INFORUMMenorah being displayed on Fargo Civic Center lawnINFORUMFARGO — A 9-foot-tall menorah is being displayed on the lawn of the Fargo Civic Center, 207 4th St. N., and will be kindled by Chabad Rabbi Yonah Grossman at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29 during a public Chanukah celebration. Following the short ceremony, ...and more »

Government Leaders Wish 'Happy Chanukah' Early This Year - Chabad.org

Government Leaders Wish 'Happy Chanukah' Early This YearChabad.orgPrime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau lights the first Chanukah candle in a ceremony on Parliament Hill in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, prior to the start of the eight-day holiday. As he said last year as the newly elected leader: “The lighting of the ...and more »

Netanyahu: World Leaders Who Wished Us Happy Hanukkah After Backing 'Shameful' UN Resolution Don't ... - Algemeiner;

Netanyahu: World Leaders Who Wished Us Happy Hanukkah After Backing 'Shameful' UN Resolution Don't ... - Algemeiner

AlgemeinerNetanyahu: World Leaders Who Wished Us Happy Hanukkah After Backing 'Shameful' UN Resolution Don't ...AlgemeinerWorld leaders who issued Hanukkah greetings after backing the “shameful” anti-settlement UN Security Council resolution last week do not understand the holiday's meaning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Sunday. The point of ...and more »

Menorah light shines in ice - Knoxville News Sentinel;

Menorah light shines in ice - Knoxville News Sentinel

Knoxville News SentinelMenorah light shines in iceKnoxville News SentinelIt was over 60 degrees in Market Square on Monday afternoon, but that didn't stop Rabbi Yossi Wilhelm and parishioners of Chabad of Knoxville from celebrating Hanukkah on Ice inside Knoxville's very wet Holidays on Ice skate rink. In the middle of the ...and more »

It's lit: Boulder marks 3rd night of Hanukkah with downtown menorah party - Boulder Daily Camera;

It's lit: Boulder marks 3rd night of Hanukkah with downtown menorah party - Boulder Daily Camera

Boulder Daily CameraIt's lit: Boulder marks 3rd night of Hanukkah with downtown menorah partyBoulder Daily CameraNaomi Schare, left and Odessa Stack, gather around the lit menorah on the Pearl Street Mall on Monday evening. For more photos go to www.dailycamera.com Paul Aiken / Staff Photographer / Dec 26 2016. Photos: Lighting of the Menorah on the Pearl Street ...and more »

Pop up deli offers sandwiches, Hanukkah items - Ashland Daily Tidings

Pop up deli offers sandwiches, Hanukkah itemsAshland Daily TidingsThe Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon is inviting the public to celebrate Hanukkah with families and friends at a Jewish deli that will be open two nights only, from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the center at 1474 Siskiyou Blvd. (the old ...and more »

100-Pound Brass Menorah Stolen From San Francisco Park - NBC Bay Area;

100-Pound Brass Menorah Stolen From San Francisco Park - NBC Bay Area

NBC Bay Area100-Pound Brass Menorah Stolen From San Francisco ParkNBC Bay AreaIt was not a very happy beginning to Hanukkah for the Jews of Chabad and those who celebrate with them. Jean Elle reports. (Published Monday, Dec. 26, 2016). It was not a very happy beginning to Hanukkah for the Jews of San Francisco's Chabad and ...and more »

Hanukkah celebrates its significance as the “Festival of Lights” - Ventura County Star;

Hanukkah celebrates its significance as the “Festival of Lights” - Ventura County Star

Ventura County StarHanukkah celebrates its significance as the “Festival of Lights”Ventura County StarIn front of the Chabad Jewish Center in Moorpark, families watched as Rabbi Shimy Heidingsfeld, executive director of Chabad of Moorpark, with the help of his two sons, 8-year-old Yitzi and 5-year-old Levi, and John Reilly from the Ventura County ...and more »

Hanukkah celebration Tuesday night at City Plaza - Chico Enterprise-Record;

Hanukkah celebration Tuesday night at City Plaza - Chico Enterprise-Record

Chico Enterprise-RecordHanukkah celebration Tuesday night at City PlazaChico Enterprise-RecordCars with menorahs on their roofs drive through Chico in a parade in this file photo from 2012. The menorah parade will return Tuesday night after a Hanukkah ceremony at 6 p.m. in the Chico City Plaza. Jason Halley — Enterprise-Record file photo.and more »

Giant menorah stolen from park in San Francisco - KGO-TV;

Giant menorah stolen from park in San Francisco - KGO-TV

KGO-TVGiant menorah stolen from park in San FranciscoKGO-TVPolice are investigating after a large brass menorah was stolen from a park in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood. KGO. by Melanie Woodrow. Monday, December 26, 2016. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) --. Police are investigating the theft of a large ...and more »

Menorah stolen from a San Francisco park - KRON4.com;

Menorah stolen from a San Francisco park - KRON4.com

KRON4.comMenorah stolen from a San Francisco parkKRON4.comSAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A Menorah has been reported stolen from a San Francisco neighborhood on Christmas day, according to police. The menorah was stolen over the holiday weekend around Sunday afternoon, and it was located at Washington ...and more »

'Chanukah & the Chocolate Factory' to feature large chocolate menorah - Naples Daily News;

'Chanukah & the Chocolate Factory' to feature large chocolate menorah - Naples Daily News

Naples Daily News'Chanukah & the Chocolate Factory' to feature large chocolate menorahNaples Daily NewsThe event, called Chanukah and the Chocolate Factory, will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Cambier Park, 580 Eighth St. S. in downtown Naples. The event is free. Hanukkah is the Jewish Festival of Lights, an eight-day commemoration that this year started at ...and more »

North Beach's Massive Menorah Stolen From Washington Square Park - Hoodline;

North Beach's Massive Menorah Stolen From Washington Square Park - Hoodline

HoodlineNorth Beach's Massive Menorah Stolen From Washington Square ParkHoodlineThe kickoff of Hanukkah was compromised over the weekend, when the massive menorah that decorates North Beach's Washington Square Park was purloined by unknown thieves. According to CBS5, the menorah, which was installed two weeks ago, ...and more »

Menorah lighting, Chanukah celebration Thursday - The Coloradoan;

Menorah lighting, Chanukah celebration Thursday - The Coloradoan

The ColoradoanMenorah lighting, Chanukah celebration ThursdayThe ColoradoanJoin the Chabad Jewish Center of Northern Colorado for its annual Menorah Lighting and Chanukah Celebration. Held in Old Town Square, the lighting of a giant Menorah and celebration will start at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 29, featuring guest of honor Mayor Wade ...and more »

Hanukkah and Christmas Eve overlapping is rare. Here's how one Norfolk interfaith family celebrates. - Virginian-Pilot;

Hanukkah and Christmas Eve overlapping is rare. Here's how one Norfolk interfaith family celebrates. - Virginian-Pilot

Virginian-PilotHanukkah and Christmas Eve overlapping is rare. Here's how one Norfolk interfaith family celebrates.Virginian-PilotRabbi Levi Brashevitzky of Chabad of Tidewater as "Dizzy the Dancing Dreidle" with Eli Lomogda,5, of Norfolk as they dance before the lighting of the Menorah Sunday night, Dec.25, 2016 at Mt. Trashmore in Virginia Beach. prev. next ...and more »

Why Do Jews Eat Fried Foods on Hanukkah? [RECIPE] - Breaking Israel News;

Why Do Jews Eat Fried Foods on Hanukkah? [RECIPE] - Breaking Israel News

Breaking Israel NewsWhy Do Jews Eat Fried Foods on Hanukkah? [RECIPE]Breaking Israel News“And thou shalt command the children of Israel, that they bring unto thee pure olive oil beaten for the light, to cause a lamp to burn continually.” Exodus 27:20 (The Israel Bible™). Illustrative: Latkes, Jelly Doughnuts, Dreidels and chocolate coins ...and more »

Fremont Street Experience lights 20-foot Grand Menorah for Hanukkah - KTNV Las Vegas;

Fremont Street Experience lights 20-foot Grand Menorah for Hanukkah - KTNV Las Vegas

KTNV Las VegasFremont Street Experience lights 20-foot Grand Menorah for HanukkahKTNV Las VegasFremont Street Experience will light the Grand Menorah during the second night of Hanukkah on Dec. 25 at 4 p.m.. The ceremony will be led by Rabbi Shea Harlig, Director of Chabad of Southern Nevada to welcome the holiday known as the Festival of Lights ...and more »