Marking of Hanukkah begins in Zagreb by kindling of lights

Zagreb - The beginning of Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish festival of lights which celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, was marked in Zagreb on Wednesday by kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched Menorah or Hanukiah.

The ceremony was attended by Croatian Parliament Speaker Josip Leko.

The first light was lit by Rabi Luciano Moše Prelević while one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night. (Hina) 

Author: Hina