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  • Imaginative menorahs give new twist to ancient tradition

    By Gaby Friedman

    December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Moses made the first menorah. God commanded him to hammer out an ornate, free-standing, seven-branched candelabrum, replete with cups, knobs and flowers, from a solid piece of gold.

    Back then, in the desert tabernacle, and later in the First and Second Temple, the menorah fulfilled...