Jews Light Menorahs Around the World For Hanukkah - NBC Bay Area

Jews Light Menorahs Around the World For Hanukkah

Hanukkah lasts eight days



    Menorah Lighting to Celebrate Hanukkah

    Chabad rabbis in Washington, D.C. light the menorah on Sunday night in honor of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. (Published Monday, Dec. 10, 2012)

    It's Hanukkah time, and an Orthodox group of rabbis has put together a collection of photos of menorah lightings around the world.

    Check out's website to find what Hanukkah looks like in Brussels, Belgium; Hebron, Israel; Temecula, Calif., and more.

    On Sunday, Chabad rabbis lit the menorah in Washington, D.C. Hanukkah this year began on Saturday night and is an eight-day holiday commemorating the Jewish uprising over the Syrian Empire.

    Organizers of the event say the menorah lighting helps spread the universal message of religious freedom.

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