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  • At Chanukah, Czech Jews marvel at blessings of Havel’s revolution

    December 22, 2011 | 6:04 pm

    On the first night of Chanukah, I stood in the splendid reception hall of the U.S. ambassador’s residence in Prague as the ambassador himself lit the first candle in an imposing gilded menorah and chanted the blessings over the flames.

    Since it was the first night of the holiday,...