Melting the Winnipeg winter darkness with a Menorah

A large blue metal candlestick bearing nine illuminated candles – the centre candle taller than the others – stands in front of a concrete building with three flagpoles.
The Chanukah Menorah stands across from 17 Wing Winnipeg, Manitoba, Headquarters. PHOTO: Aviator Tanner Musseau-Seaward

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On the cold Winnipeg, Manitoba, afternoon of December 19, 2019, some 50 people, both military and civilian, took part in the lighting of the electric Chanukah Menorah located at the northwest corner of the parking lot across from 17 Wing Headquarters.

It was the second year in a row that the ceremony took place. The idea for a Menorah construction and installation came from 17 Wing’s first Rabbi, Captain Arnold Noteh Glogauer, who organized the event. Read the rest of the article . . .

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