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Happy Chanukah in Brooklyn Heights

Chanukah began tonight at 5pm when our man in the NYS Senate Daniel Squadron “lit” the giant menorah at Borough Hall Plaza.

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Borough Hall Christmas Tree Lighting Monday

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will light the Borough Hall Christmas Tree (last year’s in photo) this Monday, December 5, at 5:30 p.m. There will be entertainment (besides the always entertaining Marty) and a visit from Santa. Refreshments will be served afterward in Borough Hall. Chanukah comes late this year. The first candle on the […]

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Menorah Lighting and Other Chanukah Events

Although the first lighting of the giant Chanukah menorah outside the Brooklyn Supreme Court will be tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m., the official inauguration celebration will be held on  Monday night at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony will be led by Rabbi Aaron Raskin and Borough President Marty Markowitz, and will feature a live band and holiday treats.

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Juggler Miffed Over Lack of Menorah

Submitted for your discussion, this clip from YourNabe.com: YourNabe.com : A Brooklyn Heights woman is claiming her freedom of worship is being denied because a menorah is not allowed in the lobby of her co-op building. Justine Swartz, who also goes by the name Justine Juggler because of her ability to juggle seven items at […]

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