This year, there were several community Chanukah celebrations and candle lightings, and the Jewish Federation of Greater Nashville was there. Nashville Mayor Freddie O’Connell helped light the menorah on the fourth night, along with students from Akiva and Jewish Middle School, and community member Erin Coleman.
On night six, the Nashville Predators helped celebrate with Jewish Community night at the game against the Philadelphia Flyers. The Preds partnered with The Federation for a pre-game Chanukah party, complete with latkes and other tasty treats. Candle lighting was led by Federation CEO Rabbi Dan Horwitz, along with community engagement associate Eitan Snyder. Community member Erin Coleman was honored with the military salute, and Abby Sparks rang the siren before the third period.
For more on Chanukah celebrations around town, check out this issue’s stories on Franklin’s historic candle lighting, and NowGen’s 8NON events.
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