Sunday, December 21, 2008

Chocolate Hanukkah

A group of hasidic Jews in Palo Alto California will be beginning the Hanukkah season by lighting their chocolate menorah.

"We've already made a menorah out of ice, and Legos. Why not chocolate?" said Mushky Baumgarten, Chabad's program coordinator who bought 25 bags of Trader Joe's "Orthodox Union-certified" chocolate chips for melting and painting. "We're trying to reach as many Jews as we can."

No word as to if the menorah will be eaten at some point.

Happy Hanukkah!

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