Diaz, Jewish Council celebrate Chanukah

Diaz, Jewish Council celebrate Chanukah|Diaz, Jewish Council celebrate Chanukah
Religious Leaders and elected officials light the Menorah.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

The Bronx Jewish Community Council and Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a pre-Chanukah celebration and Menorah lighting ceremony on Thursday, December 22. The celebration, in observance of the Jewish festival of lights, took place at the Riverdale YM-YWHA and featured a performance of the SAR Academy Elementary School. Traditional holiday food was served.

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(l-r) Rabbi Isreal Greenberg, Congressman Eliot Engel, and Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz. Assemblyman Dinowitz lights the third candle.
Photo by Silvio Pacifico

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