December 14, 2017

Purdue, community celebrate Hanukkah with menorah lighting ceremony

Mitch Daniels lighting menorah with Rabbi Levi Tiechtel President Mitch Daniels and Rabbi Levi Tiechtel. (Purdue University photo/Mark Simons) Download image

President Mitch Daniels joined students, faculty, staff and community members for a menorah lighting ceremony on Tuesday (Dec. 12) at Memorial Mall. The event, which was arranged by Chabad at Purdue, a student religious organization, marked the first night of Hanukkah and included singing, dancing, latkes, donuts and a Chanukah gelt for children. Hanukkah concludes Wednesday evening (Dec. 20).

Writer: Kelsey Schnieders Lefever, kschnied@purdue.edu


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