Rabbi David Bauman

This seven-foot tall menorah from Temple Israel in Long Beach, will be lighting up the Chanukah party at the White House on December 13. (credit: Rabbi David Bauman)

Menorah That Survived Sandy To Be Featured At White House Chanukah Ceremony

While much of the temple around it was destroyed, the menorah was not and became a true symbol of Chanukah, which marks the Jewish people’s struggle for religious freedom.