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Can public menorah lighting ceremonies pull in unaffiliated Jews?

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/chanukah/article/can_public_menorah_lighting_ceremonies_pull_in_unaffiliated_jews_20061215

Public lightings of Chanukah menorahs in the United States have grown exponentially since 1974, when Rabbi Abraham Shemtov of Philadelphia's Chabad-Lubavitch Center lit a small menorah at the foot of the Liberty Bell at Independence Hall.

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