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SDSU Chabad House menorah (Facebook)

Vandals Attack Jewish Center at Anti-Israel Campus

Last week, a group of vandals targeted the Chabad at San Diego State University (SDSU) and broke one of the branches of their free-standing menorah, which the Jewish people use to celebrate Hanukkah.

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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.”

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Muslim Ambassadors Receive Gift Menorahs At Hanukkah Party

A group of Muslim ambassadors were among the guests at the Hanukkah party co-hosted by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and the Embassy of Azerbaijan at Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC on Wednesday evening.

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Vandalized Menorah Rededicated In Illinois

TEL AVIV – A nine-foot menorah that was knocked over earlier this year at the University of Illinois has been repaired and rededicated, the Associated Press reported.  On Monday evening, the second night of Hanukkah, Rabbi Dovid Tiechtel of the university’s