Gov. Pritzker lights menorah at Thompson Center to celebrate Hanukkah

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Gov. Pritzker lights menorah, celebrates Hanukkah in Chicago

Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, has begun.

CHICAGOHanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, has begun.         

Gov. Pritzker attended a celebration Monday morning to light the menorah at the Thompson Center.

The 8-night holiday commemorates the rededication of the second Jewish Temple in Jerusalem.

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One candle is lit each day to celebrate the miracle of a one-day oil supply in a lamp at the temple that lasted eight days.

Hanukkah is also a time for exchanging gifts and sharing special meals and treats with loved ones.

via FOX 32 Chicago

November 29, 2021 at 05:55PM

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