Hanukkah Wrap-up

Another Hanukkah is coming to an end here in Israel in just a couple of hours. We were out of the country for part of it, but were glad to return home in time to spend a few days here for it. As you can see above, there are large hanukkiahs placed in every neighborhood. Everywhere you go, you also can buy decorated donuts.

While in Vienna, where we had a couple of meetings, we also went to one of the main squares, where the Jewish community held a nightly candle lighting.

There were many Israelis and other Jewish people there, but also some others who had come to see what was going on. There was also music and singing and it was a very nice time.

Unfortunately, there have been many anti-semitic attacks around the world, including the one in Monsey, NY. The machete attack is just the latest of many in the U.S.

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2 thoughts on “Hanukkah Wrap-up”

  1. Ingrid christina kern

    Vienna has quite a sizable jewish community and we always have been enriched by it, be it in cuisine, music, the arts, science,business, entertainment…what a beautiful display! sadly, there has always been an anti-semitic residue from WWII there that poisons all the goodness we should have….

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