Thursday, December 15, 2016

Mayor Morse Invites Public to Join in First Annual Menorah Lighting

Mayor Morse would like to invite the public to join him in celebrating the first night of Chanukah on Saturday, December 24th at 5:30 pm in front of City Hall.

The ceremony will be held in partnership with the Congregation Sons of Zion in Holyoke with the assistance of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts and with participation of Congregation Rodphey Sholom.

There will be a festive lighting of the Menorah, a brief Chanukah story by Rabbi Saul Perlmutter, singing, and Chanukah dreidels given out to those in attendance.

Also attending the event will be Mr. Robert Marmor, the Director of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts, who will be representing the family that donated the Menorah to the City. The following will be inscribed on a plaque placed at the base of the Menorah:

Donated by the Epstein Family Donor Advised Fund
of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts
December 2016

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