Happening nearby: Menorah Lighting ceremony brings community together
On Sunday. Dec. 21, on the sixth night of Hanukkah, approximately 70 people came to Wilcox Park in Lynnwood to be part of the Menorah Lighting ceremony. The Chabad Jewish Center of Snohomish County, in collaboration with the Lynnwood Diversity Commission, organized the event.
Director of the Chabad, Rabbi Berel Paltiel, officiated and lit the 9-foot-tall Menorah.
The sound system stopped working before the ceremony, but that didn’t stop the Rabbi and the mayor of Lynnwood, Nicola Smith, from delivering their speeches.
Candles, chocolate coins, dreidles, coffee, and jelly-filled donuts were offered to each person who attended.