Hanukkah

Hanukkah marked by menorah lighting in Zagreb's Main Square

A ceremony of menorah lighting in Zagreb's Main Square on Saturday evening was held to celebrate this year's eight-day Hanukkah holiday in Croatia, with the president of the Jewish organisation "Menora", Rabbi Pinhas Zaklos, and Mayor Milan Bandic kindling together the eighth light.

Marking of Hanukkah begins in Zagreb by kindling of lights

Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd Century BCE.