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Europe's Jews prepare public Hanukkah events to ‘drive out darkness’

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Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2016 2:50 pm

AMSTERDAM -- Before Monday’s attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal had planned to invite hundreds of people to the traditional lighting of the first Hanukkah candle at a large menorah erected at the city’s Brandenburg Gate monument.

But he decided to change his original plan following the attack, whose suspected perpetrator remains at large. The attack killed 12 people, including one Israeli tourist. Her husband was among the dozens injured.

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