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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

A large menorah will be lit in Campus Martius at 5 p.m.

Posted By on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 3:06 PM

click to enlarge TONY LOWE
  • Tony Lowe
The fourth annual Menorah lighting in downtown Detroit will take place at 5 p.m. today at Campus Martius Park. 

Called "Menorah in the D," the free event to kick off Hanukkah will feature a live band, free food, and booze, according to the event's website.  

The lighting of the 26-foot-tall menorah is expected do draw more than 3,000 people, the Detroit Free Press reports. The eight-day Jewish holiday will begin this evening and runs through Wednesday, Dec. 24. 

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