Four Israeli teens are bringing a symbolic Chanukah torch to North America. The teen-agers are slated to arrive Dec. 5 and will celebrate Chanukah with eight North American communities hosting Jewish sports competitions. Part of the annual Maccabi Chanukah Torch Relay, the teens will carry a symbolic torch in memory of the ancient Maccabees to Jewish communities hosting JCC Maccabi Games this summer.
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