FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS—The eight days of Hanukkah began Dec. 16 at sundown. Above, Rabbi Moshe Bryski of Chabad gives opening remarks at a menorah lighting held on Wednesday at Agoura Hills City Hall. At right, 7-yearold Chaya Laber is a shy participant. Below, City Manager Greg Ramirez lights a candle, a symbol of light over darkness. The Jewish holiday commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem during the Maccabean revolt against the Greeks more than 2,000 years ago.
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