Photo: Hanukkah celebration

Posted: Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Two Juneau families light candles for their menorahs Tuesday, the first day of Hanukkah. Suzy Cohen, top left, assists her sons, Orion and Gabe Cohen. Jesse Kiehl, top right, lights a candle under the watch of his daughters, Tsitira Kiehl and Adara Allen. Hanukkah also is known as the Festival of Lights. The celebration lasts eight days and commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple in 165 B.C. at the time of the Maccabee rebellion.

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