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Trump Hanukkah Party (Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty)

‘Four More Years’ Chant Breaks Out at White House Hanukkah Party

Guests at the White House Hanukkah Party broke into chants of “Four more years!” on Thursday afternoon as President Donald Trump recounted the accomplishments of his administration on issues of importance to the Jewish community, including Israel.

Sholom Rubashkin (Andrea Melendez / Associated Press)

Religious Jews Celebrate as Trump Commutes Sholom Rubashkin’s Sentence

There was dancing in the streets of Brooklyn on Wednesday as President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of Rabbi Sholom Rubashkin, a former supplier of kosher meat who was sentenced to an unusually long prison term of 27 years in 2010 after being convicted of fraud the year before.

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Six-Foot Menorah Stolen from San Francisco Park

North Beach Chabad’s massive six-foot menorah was stolen from San Francisco’s Washington Square Park in the early days of the eight-day Jewish Festival of Lights holiday.

Santa Monica synagogue lights Chanukah menorah (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Santa Monica Synagogue Turns Darkness to Light on Chanukah

SANTA MONICA, California — A synagogue that was vandalized on the first night of Chanukah, with feces and food smeared across the front entrance near a menorah display, held a joyful public menorah lighting on Monday evening to celebrate unity and tolerance.

National Menorah Lighting (Wim McNamee / Getty)

Rabbi Uses National Menorah Lighting to Rebuke UN, Obama

Rabbi Levi Shemtov rebuked the United Nations — and, by implication, the Obama administration — at the National Menorah Lighting in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Sunday evening, criticizing them for an anti-Israel resolution that passed on Friday.

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READ: Netanyahu’s Chanukah Speech Blasts Obama, Salutes Soldiers

“Here, on the first night of Chanukah, I stand next to the Maccabees of our times, IDF soldiers and wounded IDF heroes. I salute you and I say to you clearly: The light will dispel the darkness. The spirit of the Maccabees will overcome. Happy Chanukah.”