One of the nation's largest Menorahs to highlight the Rally for Light
East County News Service
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November 30, 2023 (San Diego) - Chabad Jewish Student Life of San Diego will host a "Rally for Light: Hanukkah Celebration" on December 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Chabad House (6115 Montezuma Rd., San Diego). A 20-foot menorah, one of the largest in the United States, will be lit. The community is invited to join in taking a collective stand against hate in a time of challenges and a commitment to spread light over darkness
“This event symbolizes the strength and unity of our community in the face of adversity, as well as a response to the recent act of anti-Semitism experienced at SDSU,” the event announcement states. “The event also comes at a time when global support for unity and resilience is more crucial than ever, particularly considering the current situation in Israel.”
The event will feature inspirational speakers including Rabbi Chalom Boudjnah, other community leaders, dignitaries, and student voices sharing messages of hope and unity. Philanthropist, entrepreneur, and best-selling author Barry Soper, the chairman of the board at Oak Grove Center who commissioned the new menorah, will also speak.
Traditional Hanukah foods such as latkes and donuts will be served. Festive arts and crafts activities will also celebrate Jewish culture