Emanuel to light ‘national’ menorah


WASHINGTON (JTA) — White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will light the Chanukah menorah on the Ellipse in front of the White House.

Emanuel will participate in the lighting of what has come to be known as the “national menorah” on Sunday evening, the third night of Chanukah. The U.S. Air Force Band will provide musical accompaniment.

The event is organized by American Friends of Lubavitch and will be recorded for later broadcast on the Web. Information is available at http://nationalmenorah.org.


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