LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Millions of Angelenos are celebrating Chanukah, which begins at sundown Tuesday.
Jews celebrate the holiday by lighting candles on the menorah, which commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem, from which the Syrians were chased out in second century B.C.
Tradition says a candelabra miraculously burned for eight days with only one day’s worth of oil.
Menorah lightings will take place at the following places:
The Montage Beverly Hills
225 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 9021
Dec. 20 through 28 (daily), 5 p.m.
Third Street Promenade
1300 block of the 3rd Street Promenade
Santa Monica, CA
Dec. 20 through 27 (daily), sundown
Los Angeles Farmer’s Market
6333 W. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Dec. 20, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
Dec. 20, 6 p.m.
Los Angeles Police Academy
Ahmanson Recruitment Training Center
5651 Manchester Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Dec. 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.