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Greenwich Celebrates the First Night of Hanukkah

Temple Sholom had candle lighting dinner and prayers

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Greenwich, CT | Added on December 16, 2014 At 08:46 PM

On Tuesday night, Menorahs were light all across Fairfield County to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah. At the Temple Sholom in Greenwich, the night was celebrated with a candle lighting dinner and prayers. 

"The kids have religious school on Tuesday nights, so it works very well as the first night. We gather, we light a menorah as a congregational family, then they go back to their own homes and light one, and maybe get a little gift or two," said Rabbi Mitch Hurvitz. 

He says all the holidays around this wonderful time of year have a little something in common. 

"They are all very similar. In this time of darkness and cold outside, we can really help bring God's light into the world and add a little hope to our lives," said Hurvitz. 

The Temple Sholom helps add some light into children's lives with a holiday toy drive. 

"We collect toys, winter coats, jackets during this time. It's an important part of our community efforts," said Hurvitz. 


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