IN PICTURES: Shul By The Shore celebrates first day of Chanukah with lighting of Ice Menorah • Long Beach Post

Shul By the Shore kicked off its celebration of Chanukah in a big way, lighting a massive Ice Menorah, Sunday.


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The Belmont Shore synagogue, located on 2nd Street, dubbed its celebration, appropriately, Fire and Ice, and there was plenty of both given the size of the menorah which towered over the sizeable crowd which came to sing, dance, listen and eat. Latkes? Donuts? Yes!

The Ice Menorah, which is really spectacular when seen in person, will be lit for each of the eight nights of Chanukah. Do yourself a favor and check it out. Of course, you can always start by looking at these …

Mina Rajanzer,left, and 5-year-old Adel Fried give some color to the first day of Chanukah. Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

Hot Latkes are handed out, and quickly eaten, during Shul By The Shore’s Chanukah celebration.
Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

Festive glasses worn by Kendra Miller of Long Beach. Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

Winner of the Best/Worst Chanukah Sweater Award (kidding!) Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

Mayor Robert Garcia speaks at Shul By The Shore’s Chanukah celebration. Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

Rabbi Abba Perelmuter speaks during the event. Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

Mayor Robert Garcia speaks to the crowd. Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

What’s a celebration without dancing? Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

A Large Ice Menorah is lit by Amit Weinberg. Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

The Ice Menorah is adjusted by Rabbi Abba Perelmuter. Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

The Ice Menorah. Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

The Ice Menorah was undoubtedly the main attraction. Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

Daniel Rindsberg and his 2-year-old son Yoseph dance to the music.Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

Photo by Stephen Carr / For the Long Beach Post

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