Posted on

Celebrating the First Night of Hanukkah in Ridgewood

409486017 17876704593004883 5308565386462171125 n

photos courtesy of the Village Manager Keith Kazmark

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, celebrating the first night of Hanukkah in Van Neste Square .

Hanukkah is celebrated, in part, by the lighting of a menorah each night. Doing so represents the eight nights a small supply of oil miraculously lasted for a small group of Jewish people in 165 B.C. fighting to defeat the Greek army.

408942580 17876704623004883 6618931162393443437 n

Hanukkah, the annual Jewish Festival of Lights.

Celebrants also often mark the occasion by eating fried foods like latkes, playing children’s games, including the dreidel, and exchanging gifts.

408607184 17876704629004883 3618223162862854244 n


8 thoughts on “Celebrating the First Night of Hanukkah in Ridgewood

  1. Was Josh Gottheimer there?

  2. Not a political event.

  3. You mean the first night of Holiday..

  4. Honest question: those who celebrate Hannukah, do they support the term Christmas or simply Holidays?

    1. Don’t be a shmeckel. Just chill with the antisemitism for like a minute please.

      1. Just chill with the Anti-Catholic Hatred.

  5. Why can’t people just be able to celebrate their holidays/beliefs without stupid ignorant comments?

    1. …because the media, schools and government are hellbent on wiping out certain religions and holidays.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *