Menorah lighting on New Haven Green marks start of Hanukkah

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Hanukkah began at sundown on Tuesday night.

The Jewish holiday was commemorated with the lighting of a large menorah on the New Haven Green.

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The holiday is known as the “Festival of Lights” is observed for eight days and nights and includes singing, dancing, prayer, and other traditions.

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(Photo: Amy Hudak/WTNH)

News 8’s Amy Hudak attended the ceremony in the Elm City.

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