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Public Menorah Lightings for Hanukkah starts Sunday Nov. 28th in Ashland

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Public Menorah Lightings for Hanukkah starts Sunday Nov. 28th in Ashland

MEDFORD, Ore. - Chabad Jewish Center of Southern Oregon will be hosting its 18th annual Menorah lightings in downtown Ashland, Medford and Grants Pass this Hanukkah.

A 10 foot Menorah will be proudly displayed with its universal message of light over darkness, goodness over evil and love over hate.

"Chanukah is a holiday that enriches our lives with the light of tradition" said Rabbi Avi Zwiebel, director of the Chabad Jewish Center.

The Ashland Menorah lighting will take place twice on the Plaza in Downtown Ashland; On the first night of Hanukkah, Sunday, November 28 at 4:00 PM bringing in the 8 day Holiday. And on the final night of Hanukkah, Sunday, December 5th at 4:00pm the lighting will again take place lighting up all 8 branches of the Menorah.

The Grants Pass Menorah lighting will take place Monday, November 29 at 4:00pm at Riverside Park at the Waterfront Pavilion.

The Medford Menorah lighting, with local dignitaries will take place Tuesday, November 30 at 5:30pm at the Vogel Plaza on Central Av in Downtown Medford.

The festivities will include the lighting of the 10 foot Menorah with local dignitaries, music, latkes and a Hanukkah pop-up store.

The 10 foot Menorahs will be on display in Ashland and Medford for the duration of the holiday of Chanukah.

The event open to all regardless of your religious preference.