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On Dec. 12, the first night of Chanukah, thousands attended the 2017 National Hanukkah Menorah lighting ceremony on the Ellipse, just across from the White House. White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn (right) helped light the candles with the aid of a special elevator. Also pictured: Rabbi Levi Shemtov (left), executive vice president of American Friends of Lubavitch (Chabad); and Rabbi Abraham Shemtov (center), American Friends of Lubavitch (Chabad) national director. (Photo credit: Jeff Malet)



Sephardic Heritage International-DC (SHIN DC) member Valeriya Nakshun introduces Sephardic dishes and provides cooking tutorials at the Sephardic Hanukkah Food Experience, hosted by Moishe House Columbia Heights. (Photo credit: Shlomo Bolts)