Congregations sits down to Chanukah meal

Festival of Lights

Members of the Philipstown Reform Synagogue gathered Friday night (Dec. 23) to celebrate Chanukah in the St. Mary’s of the Highlands parish hall. Led by Rabbi Michael Rothbaum, the group participated in storytelling and candle lighting, followed by Shabbat services and then a traditional home-cooked meal Chanukah meal, including latkes.

Rabbi Rothbaum shared some thoughts about the history and meaning of Chanukah with Philipstown.info.

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