In photos: Chanukah Live kicks off the holiday season

Children from Chabad House performed as part the “Chanukah Live,” the city’s largest Hanukkah celebration, held Nov. 24 in downtown Asheville.

“Chanukah Live”, Asheville’s largest Hanukkah celebration, was held in a packed events room at the Renaissance Hotel on Sunday night.

The event was co-sponsored by Chabad House and the Jewish Leadership Collaborative of Asheville and featured kids’ activities, food and musical performances. Performers took to the stage before a 8-foot Menorah constructed of toys, books, and games collected by a Chabad House toy drive to be donated to Mission Children’s Hospital and other children in need.

Mayor-elect Esther Manheimer was also on-hand to celebrate and address the crowd.

Scroll through the slideshow to view photos from last night’s event. (Photos by Carrie Eidson/ Mountain Xpress)


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