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  • N.J. shul claims new menorah-lighting Guinness record

    December 12, 2012 | 10:06 am

    A New Jersey synagogue said that it set a new Guinness World Record by lighting 834 menorahs on 90 tables in an airport hangar.

    The event planned by the Jewish Center of Princeton, N.J., took place on Tuesday night, the fourth night of Chanukah, at the Princeton Airport. It was...

  • 700 menorahs lit simultaneously

    December 22, 2011 | 10:38 am

    Some 700 people lit Chanukah menorahs simultaneously.

    The guests at the Merrick Jewish Centre lit the menorahs on the second night of Chanukah in order to break the world record for the most menorahs lit at the same time.

    If deemed successful, it would beat the previous world record set in 2009, when 358 people lit menorahs simultaneously at a nightclub in Moscow.