COURTESY PHOTO Rabbi Berel Lerman, spiritual leader of the Center For Jewish Life in Sag Harbor, at the 5th annual public Menorah lighting December 1 on the front lawn of the Shelter Island Police Department headquarters.
Commenting on the joyous ceremony, Rabbi Lerman said, “The Menorah commemorates the story of Hanukkah and symbolizes the triumph of freedom over tyranny, light over darkness, and good over evil. It’s a wonderful time to come together and kindle a flame of hope, resilience and positivity.”
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The season of lights.
The 4th annual menorah lighting took place at sundown on Friday evening in front of the Shelter Island Police station. Rabbi Berel Lerman led the ceremony with help from Father Peter DeSanctis. (more…)
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COURTESY PHOTO Miriam Lerman of North Haven spins the Dreidel as Patricia Weiss of Shelter Island looks on at the Menorah lighting yesterday evening in the Center.
A menorah lighting ceremony was held yesterday evening on the front lawn of the Shelter Island Police department. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Last year’s menorah lighting, with Rabbi Berel Lerman presiding.
A menorah lighting ceremony will be held on the front lawn of the Shelter Island Police department on Sunday December, 25 at 5:30 p.m. Elected officials as well as local residents and visitors are expected to be in attendance. (more…)