Volume 21, Number 34 | The Newspaper of Lower Manhattan | December 26 - January 1, 2009

jewish xmas

Downtown Express photo by Tequila Minsky

Downtown holidays
This year, Hanukkah came a little later than usual and will run through Christmas. Downtowners could be seen celebrating both holidays this week. Above, Samantha picked being kind as the deed to follow through the Jewish festival of lights. She and her fellow sixth graders at Tribeca Hebrew used their language and calligraphy skills. Below, Christians picking out a tree in Tribeca did not have to dream about a white Christmas.




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