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Published December 13, 2012, 08:51 AM

Menorah to be lit at North Dakota Capitol

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A 6-foot menorah will be lit at the North Dakota Capitol on Thursday in celebration of Hanukkah.

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A 6-foot menorah will be lit at the North Dakota Capitol on Thursday in celebration of Hanukkah.

The Bismarck Tribune reports that last year first-ever public menorah lighting at the Capitol.

Rabbi Yonah Grossman of Fargo will officiate at this year's menorah lighting at 4 p.m.

The Jewish Festival of Lights commemorates the miracle of the menorah burning for eight days when there was enough oil to burn for just one.

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