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Springfield Celebrates Hanukkah with Community Menorah Lighting Ceremony at Court Square

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Council President Jesse Lederman and Councilors Justin Hurst and Victor Davila joined with State Senator Eric Lesser, Rabbi Chaim Kosofsky, Rabbi Noach Kosofsky and the students from Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy in Longmeadow and Yeshiva of Suffield, CT for a special community menorah lighting ceremony at Court Square.

Mayor Sarno stated, “The City of Springfield is proud to celebrate Hanukkah with our Jewish community.  I want to thank Rabbi Chaim Kosofsky, Rabbi Noach Kosofsky and everyone at the Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy for continuing the traditional lighting of the Menorah in our beautiful Court Square.  Our Jewish community has showcased perseverance, fortitude and strength in spite of the unsettling rise in antisemitism in the world.  Now more than ever is the time to stand in solidarity with our Jewish community and take a moment to celebrate the blessings we have this holiday season.”

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