Chava Lee, right, lights the first candle of the Chanukah Menorah on Tuesday, marking the beginning of the celebration of Chanukah during a lighting ceremony at the Nugget Mall. At left is Gay Paresky. Lee is a board member of the Juneau Jewish Community. She lighted the menorah and led the Chanukah blessing. Chanukah commemorates the rededication of the temple by Judas Maccabaeus and is celebrated for eight successive days.