The ceremony marked the final night of the Jewish holiday for the group dedicated to reaching “every Jew” in Seattle.
Sunday’s crowd huddled together on the promenade overlooking the Volunteer Park reservoir and — somewhere through the clouds — the city and the Space Needle beyond.
Volunteer Park’s holiday season, meanwhile, continues this week with the annual Holiday in the Park slated to bring caroling and hundreds of luminaria to the park Thursday.
You can learn more about Chabad of Capitol Hill at chabadcapitolhill.org.
UPDATE 2:15 PM: Meanwhile, downtown Seattle’s giant menorah is reported vandalized:
Someone destroyed six of the eight candles on this giant menorah in downtown Seattle. Cleanup crew worker didn’t know when it happened, but is sweeping up broken glass off the sidewalk. pic.twitter.com/cwdoOvjyAu
— Lindsay Cohen (@lindsaycohen) December 10, 2018
HELP KEEP CHS 'PAY WHAT YOU CAN' FOR EVERYONE -- SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Support local journalism dedicated to your neighborhood. SUBSCRIBE HERE. Join to become a subscriber at $1/$5/$10 a month to help CHS provide community news with NO PAYWALL. You can also sign up for a one-time annual payment.