CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn [CHI] — As is a long standing tradition, every Motzoai Shabbos Chanukah all the Mitzvah Tanks, that are busy doing Chanukah Mivtzoim every day, set out from 770 in Crown Heights on a parade to Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan where they pass by as they light the worlds biggest Menorah.
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The parade is organized by the Mitzvah Tank Org. and this year was comprised of 30 tanks and over 150 cars topped with Menorahs, together they crossed Eastern Parkway trough Flatbush Avenue then across the Manhattan Bridge up 6th Avenue past the Menorah at 5th Avenue and 59th Street then back down 5th Avenue till 23rd Street, where the parade dispersed to their designated Mivtzoim locations around the city.
Parking for the tanks and local organization was done with the help the 71st Precincts Community Policing Unit and the parade was escorted by the NYPD’s Highway Patrol Division with both squad cars and motorcycles.