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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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"A group of wonderful citizens who were nearby and witnessed it immediately jumped into action to restore the menorah," related Rabbi Hirschy Zarchi of Harvard Chabad.
Arlington Heights's menorah is one of more than 15,000 large public menorahs sponsored by Chabad in more than 100 countries around the world, including in front of landmarks such as the White House, the Eiffel Tower and the Kremlin, helping children and adults of all walks of life discover and enjoy the holiday message.
Here's how to make a Hanukkah menorah or Kwanzaa kinara.
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.C., less than a month after receiving the request, but the operation, which promoted interfaith ties, faced challenges along the way.
Louisville, KY, December 21, 2014 --(PR.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.
An essay that the former Yeshiva Academy student wrote about what Hanukkah means to her is the reason she's heading to Washington, D.C., to take part in the annual National Menorah Lighting.
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.
The first thing you want to make sure is that you have a Chanukah menorah. It is the centerpiece of the holiday and no Chanukah would be complete without it.
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.