SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Today is the first day of Hanukkah, which began at sundown Thursday. The occasion was marked locally by the lighting of the Menorah in downtown Syracuse at 4:30 p.m.
It’s the 39th year Chabad-Lubavitch of CNY will be lighting up Syracuse with its “Let There Be Light” Hanukkah campaign.
The large public Hanukkah Menorah in Clinton Square is the Flagship Menorah.
On the first night of Hanukkah, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh joined Rabbi Rapoport at the Menorah lighting.
Hanukkah ends Friday evening, December 18.