State menorah lit for Hanukkah

December 22, 2008 8:11:23 PM PST
The official state menorah was lit on Monday afternoon at the Thompson Center. Monday was the second day of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights.

Members of Congregation Bene Shalom's children's choir performed at the ceremony. The congregation was founded in 1972 as a temple for the deaf.

Hanukkah ends on December 29.