Hanukkah celebrated in front of city hall

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Mayor Bill White joined many of the Jewish faith for the 13th year of the lighting of the giant menorah. The mayor lit the center candle last night and then said a few words to the crowd.

"Happy Hanukkah to all," he said. "We celebrate many different traditions in this beautiful city."

Hanukkah is celebrated for eight days and eight nights, and the dates change each year. This year, it started on the December 21. Next year it will begin on December 11.

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