Saturday, December 31, 2016

Menorahs: Let there be lights

David Moore and his daughter, Jami, light one of their 154 menorahs.
It’s Hanukkah, the Jewish “Festival of Lights.” Serena Altschul fills us in on the mysteries of the menorah: Hanukkah, the Jewish “Festival of Lights” -- a time for family and dedication, a tradition that wouldn’t be complete without lighting at least one menorah. Or, in the case of David Moore and his daughter, Jami, 154 of them. “We counted them the other day,” he laughed. “We lose track every once in a while, but we now have 154 menorahs in our collection.” Properly called Hanukkah lamps, their collection is about as varied as they come. “Here’s a fun one -- you know, Hanukkah’s not complete without a pink Cadillac!” [link]