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Keeping the Light of the Chanukah Tradition Alive at the Western Wall

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The spirit of the Chanukah holiday is noticeably palpable throughout Israel this week. Schoolchildren are on vacation, “Happy Chanukah Holiday!” messages are displayed on public buses as well as office buildings, and Chanukah menorahs adorn city light posts. One of the city’s notable sites where the Chanukah holiday has particular significance is Jerusalem’s Western Wall.

“Many people come to the Kotel to participate and also to remember that here is the location that is closest to where the Chanukah miracle of the oil flask occurred,” Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch told Tazpit Press Service (TPS).

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