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        12/21/2011, Kislev 25, 5772

      Politicians Light Chanukah Candles at Kotel

      Several state employees took part in a Chanukah candle lighting ceremony at the Western Wall, known in Hebrew as the Kotel, in the Old City of Jerusalem, Wednesday evening. Among those who participated in the ceremony were State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss, Member of Knesset Haim Katz, Rabbi Yitzchak David Grossman, the rabbi of the Western Wall Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch and other. Those who were passing by the Western Wall participated as well including tourists and local residents. Wednesday marked the second night of the eight-day Chanukah holiday.