Pillars of Light to take the Chanukah message to Melburnians

December 7, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk
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Melbourne’s The ARK Centre will host ‘Pillars of Light’ festival with Gandel Philanthropy and Federation Square for the eight evenings of Chanukah.

The summer vibes, warm weather and a renewed sense of optimism that the Victorian community have overcome the worst of the COVID-19 crisis in Victoria is contributing to the exceptionally good mood around town.

The eight nights of events will be dedicated to showcasing the Chanukah lights and spirit for the whole community. After such a difficult year, the Ark Centre will be leading these events from the front by inviting a raft of guests, dignitaries and community leaders to celebrate Chanukah in public.

The full program for all eight nights can be found here.

Guests will include Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp, Victorian multicultural commissioner Viv Ngyuenspoting players as well as other politicians and faith leaders.

In addition to nightly Menorah lightings, doughnuts and latkes will accompany the events and performances each night. The event is aimed at
Organiser Rabbi Gabi Kaltmann said: “I look forward to welcoming you all to these events and if you, your friends or family members would like a ticket, for any of the evening events, please sign up https://fedsquare.com/events/pillars-of-light

The evenings will also be live streamed via our media partner J-Wire.”

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