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Lighting the National Menorah in Washington, DC

By December 9, 2012

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A National Hanukkah Menorah is lit on the White House grounds, at the Ellipse during the eight day Jewish holiday commemorating the Jewish Maccabees' military victory over Syrian oppression more than 2,000 years ago. The National Hanukkah Menorah Lighting Ceremony is December 9, 2012 at 4 p.m. Festivities include musical performances and hot latkes and donuts.

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