Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel, co-director of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life, hosted two events this week at the Lawrence Public Library to celebrate Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights.
Lawrence community members gathered outside the Lawrence Public Library Wednesday to watch Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life light a 9-foot-tall menorah.
Families gathered in the Lawrence Public Library auditorium Tuesday to hear Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel tell the story of Hanukkah, snack on latkes and applesauce, and help make olive oil and wicks to use in a menorah.
The Chabad Center for Jewish Life will host two communitywide Hanukkah celebrations downtown next week, focusing on spreading love and light to counter darkness.
Flyers with antisemitic messages were spread in Lawrence this week, prompting a call for support of Jewish community members amid the acts of hate.
April 12, Education and Sharing Day, “is a day for us to reflect on how we can be a bit like Moses and care for the spiritual and moral welfare of even one single child,” Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel writes in this column.
Continuing an annual tradition Sunday, Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel of the Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Lawrence invited the community to a special celebration of the beginning of Hanukkah.
The Lawrence community is invited to the annual lighting of a 9-foot-tall menorah in front of the Lawrence Public Library.
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