On the first night of Chanukah hundreds of locals and visitors, ranging from children to seniors attended “Chanukah on the Park,” a Chabad of Forest Hills North tradition since 2015.
Photo Gallery: Hundreds of children joined together this week, for a grand Tzivos Hashem Chanukah event in Paris.
For the thirteenth year, the public menorah was lit in Moscows Red Square. The menorah was lit by Russia’s Chief Rabbi and shliach, Rabbi Berel Lazar.
Watch as President Donald Trump and the First Lady participate in the a Chanukah reception at the White House. Also participating in the event was Professor Alan Dershowitz, as well as a Chabad Shliach.
A creative fair was held at Cheder Chabads Girls School of Long Island. Displays included a Solar System Menorah, a Rube Goldberg Machine, and the Five Senses of Chanukah.
Almaty Kazakhstan had a most impressive Chanukah. Menorah lightings in Public, and in private homes, from preparations to after farbrengens, watch as the light of chanukah spreads outwards to light up every soul.
This Chanukah, the concept of spreading the light was taken quite literally by Rabbi Avrohom Holtzberg of Chabad of Georgetown, Brooklyn. Throughout the eight days of Chanukah every corner of the neighborhood was reached and reminded of the miracle.
Friendship Circle Brooklyn hosted a Chanukah party in Crown Heights. With music, dancing, and an array of entertainment they made memories never to be forgotten.
In a beautiful show of Jewish revival, a great Dutch Hall, which has not seen a Jewish event since World War Two, hosted a Chanukah concert this year.
Chabad of the Valley’s highly acclaimed “Chanukah at CityWALK” has become known as the preeminent Chanukah event on the West Coast and this year was no different as families came out in record numbers and flocked to the plaza at Universal Studios CityWALK.
An incredible event at the “Plaza Alemania” in Buenos Aires, Argentina attracted a crowd of over 650 people. The Menorah, a 22 foot masterpiece, was the center of the event, with games for kids, art projects, food, and more culminating for a great time.
The festival of Chanukah in Russia’s capital city of Moscow this year swept up hundreds of thousands of Jews from all over the Jewish spectrum in the city: old and young, indigent and wealthy, orphans, prisoners, and hospital patients. In a chain of activities and events that reached out to Jews wherever they may be, bringing them the light and warmth of the Chanukah candles.
The eight day Jewish festival of Chanukah was celebrated in Canberra with several community events – the highlight being a ceremony including the lighting of the National Menorah in Canberra Parliament’s Reception Room. This year’s theme was “One Small Candle”
The Chanukah lights glowed at the Chabad Gants Hill Menorah Lighting this year. A large and diverse crowd, together with special dignitaries and street entertainment, made for a spectacular event.
A group of Bochurim on Chanukah Mivtzoim were caught on camera jumping out of their vehicle and dancing by a red light in a show of pure joy. The person who filmed the Bochurim passed the video on through social media, and has become a Chanukah sensation.
The Orange County community gathered to celebrate Chanukah together at various events hosted by Chabad of Orange County, directed by Rabbi Pesach and Chana Burston.
Menorah lightnings in shopping malls, visits to houses of community members, Chanukah parties for whole families, and events for young people near the Ukrainian parliament building, are just part of a the various activities and events of Chanukah in Kiev.