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menorah

Judaism
1. a seven-branched candelabrum used in the Temple and now an emblem of Judaism and the badge of the state of Israel
2. a candelabrum having eight branches and a shammes that is lit during the festival of Hanukkah
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The celebration will begin with a giant menorah lighting.
One they had rededicated the Holy Temple, which had been desecrated under the rule of Antiochus, they discovered that there was only enough oil to light the menorah for a single day.
With Scott Lasensky coordinating the search, and with assistance from Yael Feldboy, the embassy delivered the menorahs to Washington, D.
com)-- Chabad of Kentucky will light a giant 16 foot menorah at Chanukah on Ice @ 4th Street Live, at a community Chanukah celebration on Sunday, December 21, 2014.
THE Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor Margaret Jones, together with faith leaders and residents will join members of the Jewish community next week for the city's first community lighting of a menorah to mark the start of the Jewish Chanuka festival.
WORCESTER -- Anyone flying into or out of Worcester Regional Airport over the coming week will by greeted by a 6-foot-tall menorah.
This is your standard Chanukah menorah that takes menorah candles.
Homemade menorahs, made long ago by his children, will once again flicker in the living room.
Krasnjansky said that two Chabad menorahs will be on display at Honolulu International Airport, one for the major international thoroughfare and the other for the domestic travel gateway.
Acting on a request for an emergency ruling, Justice John Paul Stevens held that city officials must allow Chabad of Southern Ohio to display a menorah in Fountain Plaza.
Black and white photographs of the works are accompanied by visual commentaries: a series of engravings of romantic couples, for example, to "preface" the general installation view, or cabalistic diagrams of menorahs facing the cactus-version of Toucher le soleil.
The ninth--and longest--felt candle represents the shammash, which is used in real menorahs to light the other candles.