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Associated Press, Published December 13 2012

Menorah to be lit at North Dakota Capitol

BISMARCK — 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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Information from: Bismarck Tribune, http://www.bismarcktribune.com

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.