Saturday, December 04, 2021

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Scenes From the CBY Menorah Lighting


World’s Largest Menorah Lit In NYC

The largest menorah in the world was lit Sunday night at Grand Army Plaza on 59th Street in Manhattan and has been a New York City tradition for nearly 50 years. The annual event is organized by the Lubavitch Youth Organization. The 36-foot, 4,000-pound menorah is the largest in the world. It was lit with the help of Mayor-elect


Chanukah in Englewood Cliffs

This year saw the first-ever public Chanukah menorah lighting in Englewood Cliffs, sponsored by Lubavitch on the Palisades. The 12-foot menorah is located at the busy intersection of Sylvan and East Palisades Avenues.

A public menorah lighting will take place on Sunday, December 5 in


The Moriah School's choir performed at Englewood City Hall's menorah lighting on the second night of Chanukah.


Public Menorah Lighting Held in Highland Park

Main Street Highland Park hosted a public lighting of a large menorah on the first night of Chanukah, Sunday, November 28. Attendees included (l-r) Highland Park resident Gabi Grunstein and two of his children, Highland Park Councilman Matt Hersh, Highland Park Councilman Matt Hale and his son, Main Street Highland Park Director


Micah Kaufman, Michael Goldsmith Light Hackensack Menorah

(Courtesy of Chabad of Hackensack) Since it is quite rare that Chanukah and Thanksgiving fall out so close together, Chabad of Hackensack decided to dedicate their annual menorah celebration to the theme of thanksgiving.

“Chanukah and Thanksgiving have so much in common,”


Teaneck Celebrates With Menorah Lighting on the Green

(Courtesy of Chabad of Teaneck) On the second night of Chanukah, more than 300 people attended the third annual Teaneck menorah lighting in Teaneck Municipal Green, sponsored by Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County. The lighting included a laser light show, the Yavneh Academy choir and doughnuts, latkes,


Chanukah Lights Shine Bright in Yonkers

Rabbi Mendy Hurwitz of Chabad of Yonkers/Greystone Jewish Center welcomed almost 100 people who came out despite the cold on Sunday, November 28 to witness the first candle of Chanukah being lit at the Ridge Hill Shopping Center.

The Yonkers Fire Department assisted, lending


Menorah Lighting At Bogota Borough Hall

Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County sponsored a Chanukah menorah lighting and carnival at Bogota Borough Hall. More than 450 attended the carnival that featured rides, games, photo booth, cotton candy, latkes, doughnuts, chocolate gelt and dreidels.


Menorah at MetLife Stadium

(Courtesy of Chabad of the Meadowlands) What do the Maccabees and the Giants have in common?

Football fans from across the tri-state area headed to MetLife Stadium on Sunday, November 28 for the New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles game to complete their Thanksgiving weekend. As they


Lubavitch on the Palisades Hosts Chanukah Celebration


Chabad of Teaneck Celebrates 19th of Kislev

(Courtesy of Chabad of Teaneck) Over 200 people turned out to celebrate the 19th of Kislev “Rosh Hashanah of Chassidus” celebration sponsored by Friends of Lubavitch of Bergen County. Rabbi Ephraim Simon spoke about the day’s history, marking the release of the Alter Rebbe from Czarist prison. Dan Rubinoff finished

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