New Canaan Honors Hanukkah With Menorah Lighting At God's Acre

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Cantor Shirah Sklar, left and Rabbi Mark Lipson of Temple Shalom in Norwalk lead the singing of songs Tuesday night at the lighting of the Menorah at God's Acre in New Canaan.
Cantor Shirah Sklar, left and Rabbi Mark Lipson of Temple Shalom in Norwalk lead the singing of songs Tuesday night at the lighting of the Menorah at God's Acre in New Canaan. Photo Credit: Melvin Mason

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The New Canaan Menorah will be lit at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, on God’s Acre, between Park and Main streets.

At the lighting ceremony, rabbis from Temple Shalom in Norwalk will lead prayers and songs. Volunteers from families light the candles and lead the singing on the following seven nights at 5 p.m.

The eight days of Hanukkah take place from Nov. 28 through Dec. 5.

To participate in lighting the menorah for a night, call Marty Reiss at 203-966-2797.

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