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Hanukkah is a busy week for Wyoming’s only rabbi

By the fifth night Mendelsohn had already driven about 1,000 miles across the state, from Jackson to Cheyenne and back again, plus a quick stop in Denver to pick up kosher catering.

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Chabad Jewish Center of South Dakota lights Menorah at Mount Rushmore

Lighting the menorah at Mount Rushmore is a way for the South Dakota Jewish community to celebrate religious freedoms that come with living the United States.

“It’s really an expression of Jewish pride, that we’re able to celebrate and worship freely and openly in the public, and it’s a beautiful place to do it right here at Mount Rushmore,” Rabbi Mendel Alperowitz adds.

Montclair Local
Chabad of Montclair lights up Wellmont Arts Plaza

Chabad of Montclair hosted a Hanukkah Fest and Grand Menorah Lighting at the Wellmont Arts Plaza Monday night, bringing the community together to celebrate the holiday.

WDIO Duluth
Chabad of Duluth celebrates first night of Chanukah at Miller Hill Mall

In honor of the first night of Chanukah, Chabad of Duluth kicked off the Festival of Lights with a celebration at the Miller Hill Mall.  In addition to lighting the Menorah, the traditional Chanukah celebration included jelly donuts fried in oil, chocolate coins, and plenty of dreidals for all to enjoy.  

AZ Central
Hanukkah celebrations at Biltmore Fashion Park and Hance Park in Phoenix

A crowd gathers at a Menorah Lighting to eat doughnuts and drink hot cocoa to celebrate the first night of Chanukah on Sunday, Nov. 28 in Phoenix.

Lawrence Journal World
Lawrence celebrates first night of Hanukkah with downtown menorah lighting

The Chabad Center for Jewish Life hosted a public ceremony Sunday, the first night of Hanukkah, to light a 9-foot tall menorah in front of the Lawrence Public Library.  The annual event was followed by a communitywide celebration that included fire performers and holiday refreshments.

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Chabad House of Buffalo lights giant community menorah to mark the start of Hanukkah

AMHERST N.Y. (WIVB) —  The Chabad House of Buffalo kicked off the first of eight nights of Hanukkah with their traditional lighting of the giant community menorah, that’s located at the Tops Plaza on maple road. “Being able to have everyone come up to me and everyone being comfortable with it I think it’s very nice,” said Jordan Stern who attended the menorah lighting.

KXLY Spokane
‘The outcry shouldn’t just be a Jewish outcry’: Chabad of Spokane offers course to combat anti-Semitism

SPOKANE, Wash. — Chabad of Spokane is a safe and welcome place for anyone.

They want to take that message into the community to outsmart anti-Semitism and create a more equitable and just society for everyone.

“Anti-Semitism is rising. It’s rising, unfortunately, within this community and it’s rising globally,” Rabbi Yisroel Hahn said. “It’s reached a height that we haven’t seen in a long time.”

Detroit Jewish News
Chabad Jewish Center of Troy Signs Lease for Jewish Community Center

The move signifies a permanent location for the Chabad Jewish Center of Troy after it operated out of multiple locations for the past two years.

KRIS 6 News
Chabad Coastal Bend now whole with arrival of their first Torah

For the beginning years of Chabad Coastal Bend they’ve always had to borrow a Torah. Sunday they celebrated their own Torah, welcoming the holy scripture to it’s new home.

Cleveland Jewish News
Chabad to open synagogue in Twinsburg

Rabbi Mendy Greenberg and his wife, Mussie, have been running Chabad programming from their home since 2017, when the couple moved to Twinsburg to establish a Chabad presence there. After receiving conditional use and building permits from the city of Twinsburg, construction is starting this week on the interior of the building, which has been an empty shell.

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