Drive-in menorah lighting honors Hanukkah tradition amid pandemic in South Loop

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Monday, December 14, 2020
Drive-in menorah lighting honors Hanukkah tradition amid pandemic
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Members of the Jewish community gathered in celebration with music and a large menorah lighting, all from the safety of their cars.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Just like everything else this year, Hanukkah festivities look a little different because of the coronavirus.

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Dozens of menorah-topped cars lined the South Loop Sunday.

Members of the Jewish community gathered in celebration with music and a large menorah lighting, all from the safety of their cars.

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Speakers reminded the crowd to spread Hanukkah's message of light over darkness, adding that it's of special importance during the pandemic.