Brooklyn’s Chanukah Menorah Beams At Borough Hall

Monday evening, December 10, in celebration of Chanukah, Brooklyn Borough Prez Marty Markowitz joined Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin of Congregation B’nai Avraham and Rabbi Simcha Weinstein, along with Paul Amit, a parent from Kiddie Korner, and other officials to light Brooklyn’s 29-foot menorah in front of the Supreme Court building in Columbus Park/Borough Hall Plaza.

Musical entertainment was provided by Yanky Flusberg and Kiddie Korner, and Markowitz handed out Chanukah gelt candy coins to celebrants. (Photo: Kathryn Kirk)

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  • Andrew Porter

    When I walked by, really loud obnoxious Jewish music—hey, they couldn’t have a little klezmer?—was blasting from a van.

  • stuart

    The newer, more used spelling is Hanukah, although the other spelling is more amusing when you hear tourists mispronounce it.

  • David on Middagh

    Happy Hanukkah, stuart!