Tuxedo Menorah lighting honors Jersey City victims

Tuxedo Town Supervisor Ken English, center, pictured with Chabad’s Rabbi Pesach Burston, right, and Chabad Gabbai Ira Kanis of Monroe, left, after lighting the menorah in Tuxedo

TUXEDO – On December 26 a crowd gathered in Tuxedo to celebrate the lighting of the 5th night of Chanukah with a celebration sponsored by Chabad. The shamash was lit by Tuxedo Town Supervisor Ken English. Rabbi Pesach Burston led a menorah meditation and memorial honoring the victims of Jersey City.   Chana Burston spoke of the significance of the 5th candle: The night when light outshines the dark (unlit) candles. Following the lighting, a festive reception was held in the community room with latkes, doughnuts, hot cocoa, crafts and schmoozing.

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