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Commentary: Spread the Light

I write this hours after serving as a lamplighter at the eighth-annual Menorah in the D celebration. This was a true honor. I held the torch to honor the Pittsburgh community and memorialize those who lost their lives in the massacre that took place a month ago at the Tree of Life synagogue. I held…

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Campus Martius was the scene of Menorah in the D. The light shines on the first night of Chanukah, with the city's Christmas tree in the background.

8th Annual Menorah In The D Brings Light To Rainy 1st Night Of Chanukah

Keri Cohen This year’s Menorah in the D, held Sunday, Dec. 2, at Campus Martius Park in Downtown Detroit, paid tribute to the 11 victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and also honored eight in the community with 8 in their ages, from ages 8-98. Though the evening brought rain, the large crowd still enjoyed…

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Menorah in the D

Sunday, December 2, 2018 Campus Martius 800 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48226 A Chanukah Celebration in the Heart of Downtown Detroit! Join us for the 8th Annual Menorah in the D! Come early and stay after to enjoy all the winter activities and attractions open to the public in Cadillac Square! 4:30 PM Snacks &…

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Last year’s Menorah in the D celebration at Campus Martius Park

Lighting the Night

Menorah in the D to honor 8 in their 8’s and pay tribute to Pittsburgh shooting victims. Robin Schwartz Contributing Writer Bringing light to the world around us is always an important theme of Chanukah, which begins at sundown Sunday, Dec. 2. In Downtown Detroit, the eighth annual Menorah in the D will launch Chanukah…

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Menorah In The D Lights Up The Motor City

For years, Chabad public menorah lightings have become an icon around the globe from the White House to the Eiffel Tower. In 2011, with the newly infused energy in Downtown Detroit, Rabbi Kasriel Shemtov felt it was a perfect time to mark Chanukah in the center of the city and bring the holiday to a…

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Darkness To Light

Menorah in the D shines a public spotlight on Jewish unity. As Detroit emerges from the darkness of bankruptcy into the light of regrowth, this year’s fourth annual “Menorah in the D” celebration — starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Campus Martius — holds particular significance. Organizers of the Chanukah event see it…

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