The City of Light celebrated the fourth night of Chanuka with a Menorah lighting at the base of the Eiffel Tower, attended by France’s Minister of Transportation and other officials.
By Anash.org reporter
Photos: Mordechai Lubecki
The City of Light celebrated the fourth night of Chanuka with a Menorah lighting at the base of the Eiffel Tower, one of Europe’s most iconic landmarks.
The giant menorah lighting was arranged by Head Shliach to Paris Rabbi Mendel Azimov, and the event was graced with the presence of the Mr. Clément Beaune Minister of Transport, who represented the government.
Also in attendance was Mr. Michel Guggenheim, Chief Rabbi of Paris, Mr. Joël Mergui, President of the Consistory of Paris, Mr. Gil Taieb, vice president of CRIF, and other dignitaries.
All the speakers expressed their solidarity with the hostages, the victims and the Israeli soldiers who are fighting against the Hamas terrorists but also the hope of seeing the light triumph.
The entire event was broadcast live by satellite to the Kosel in Yerushalayim and the Rebbe’s room in NY.