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Chair of Harlow Council lights Menorah in town centre

Faith Matters / Sun 17th Dec 2023 at 07:49am

THE CHAIR of Harlow Council, Cllr Andrew Johnson’s lit a Menorah in the Harlow Town Centre on Thursday evening.

A menorah is a nine branched candle holder. The ceremony marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.

The ceremony was conducted by Rabbi Yossi Posen, who is the head of the Chabbad of Epping.

Similar ceremonies were held in Epping and Ongar,

The chair of the council was joined by the leader of Harlow Labour, Chris Vince and Netteswell councillor, James Griggs.

A film of the ceremony is below.

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