Menorah lit for Hanukkah celebration

From left, Rabbi Mendy Kotlarsky, Rabbi Hanoch Hecht and Millbrook Chanukah Committee member Sheldon Lobel in front of the lighted Menorah. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK— Cold temperatures couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the 35 or more people who gathered on the green at the Thorne Building on Sunday, Dec. 17, for the annual lighting of the menorah.

A larger menorah was lit on the evening of Dec. 12, but the smaller and more user-friendly version is used for the annual event led each year by Rabbi Hanoch Hecht from the Rhinebeck Jewish Center.

Hecht welcomed the attendees.

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