Thursday, December 17, 2009

Chanukah Around the World: A Chinese Twist: Even In Beijing, the Celebration Goes On

Even in Beijing, they're lighting Chanukah menorahs.  BON, China's Blue Ocean Network, reports on Chanukah celebrations in China's capital city.  Chabad and Reform rabbis unite in bringing the holiday spirit to the Jewish population of about 2000, mostly expatriates and Chinese spouses.  Only those with foreign passports are allowed to attend services and cultural events.  Let's sing Hevenu Shalom Aleichem as the Jews of China prepare to light their menorah.