Days of our lights

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Cel­e­brate Chanukah, the fes­ti­val of lights, with the Chabad Cen­ter for Jewish Life. Chanukah com­mem­o­rates the reded­i­ca­tion of the tem­ple in Jerusalem af­ter it was oc­cu­pied and de­stroyed by Syr­ian sol­diers in 168 B.C.E. A jar of oil that was sup­posed to last for just one night lasted for eight, al­low­ing the Jewish peo­ple time to pu­rify and re­claim their holy place. The Plaza meno­rah is lit nightly at 5 p.m. through Sun­day, Dec. 13. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.chabad­santafe.com.

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