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Posted Dec. 11, 2012, at 8 p.m.
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Rabbi Moshe Wilansky lights the third candle on the menorah at the State House in Augusta on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 as Gov. Paul LePage looks on.
Rabbi Moshe Wilansky lights the third candle on the menorah at the State House in Augusta on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 as Gov. Paul LePage looks on. Buy Photo

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage took part in a ceremony in observance of Hanukkah at the State House on Tuesday.’

Rabbi Moshe Wilansky of Portland lit the third candle on the menorah at the State House as LePage looked on.

The event marked the third day of Hanukkah which celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem in the second century B.C.

Rabbi Wilansky travels throughout the state to participate in candle lightnings during the eight days of Hanukkah.

 

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