Farmingville, NY – On November 29, The Town of Brookhaven celebrated the start of Hanukkah at the annual Community Menorah Lighting ceremony at Town Hall in Farmingville. The annual holiday event was led by Rabbi Mendy Goldberg (center) of the Lubavitch of the East End/Chabad House of Coram. Guests enjoyed traditional Hanukkah songs and stories, a drum circle, entertainment and refreshments, including hot latkes and donuts. Pictured with Rabbi Goldberg are (left to right) New York State Senator Alexis Weik, Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilman Kevin LaValle and Deputy Town Clerk Lauren Thoden, representing Town Clerk Donna Lent.
The focus and goal of the Chabad House is to provide an environment for Jewish men, women and children that is relaxed yet challenging, a place of stability yet full of movement and growth, an atmosphere for reflection and joyous expression. For more information about the Lubavitch of the East End/Chabad House of Coram, go to www.chabadofeastend.com or call 631-698-4000.