People attend celebrations marking the lighting of a giant menorah, a nine-branch candelabrum set up for the festival of Hanukkah, in the center of Moscow on December.
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Hanukah in Berlin, Germany.
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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive for a Hanukkah reception on December 8, 2011 in the Grand Foyer of the White House.
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A large Chanukah menorah stands in New York City. Billed as the World's Largest Chanukah Menorah, the steel frame stands on Fifth Avenue and 59th Street across from Central Park and will be lit each evening during to mark the Jewish holiday.
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Rabbi Chanoch Gechtman (2nd L) prays with others after lighting a Menorah in front of the Gateway of India to celebrate the ongoing Jewish festival of Hanukkah in Mumbai
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