Community members joined together on Sunday, Dec. 9 for the annual menorah lighting in Newton Centre. The event, sponsored by the Chabad of Newton Centre, includes music and special treats for families. Add your photos below!
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
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Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Newton with fun events and delicious recipes.
This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8, and ends a week later on Sunday, Dec. 16. According to Chabad.org, Hanukkah starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev and lasts for eight days. For those of us who aren't attuned to the Jewish calendar, that translates to sundown on Saturday, Dec. 8. Here in Newton, there are many special Hanukkah events scheduled: PUBLIC MENORAH LIGHTING ON NEWTON CENTRE GREEN, corner of Langley Road and Centre Streets CHANUKAH FAMILY FESTIVAL, at the Mall at Chestnut Hill, 199 Boylston St. MENORAH LIGHTING AT STAR MARKET CHESTNUT HILL, 1 Boylston St. CHABAD OF NEWTON CENTRE CHABAD AT CHESTNUT HILL, 163 Bellingham Road CONGREGATION BETH EL-ATERETH ISRAEL, 561 Ward St., Newton …