The light of Menorah shines in the “valley of death”
The Jewish flame can never be extinguished: 95 years Isaac Abramovichthe grandfather of was assassinated by the Nazis in Death Valley in Rostov, Russia; today rabbi Chaim Danzinger today lit a Menorah in his memory at the same location. Full story, photos, video
Rabbi Chaim Danzinger, Shliach in Rostov, Russia, recently met a 95-year-old man Isaac Abramovich.
Abramovich fondly recounted that when he was a child, his grandfather Solomon would light the Menorah with him.
But then his grandfather was killed by the Nazis at Zmiyovskaya Balka – “the valley of death” – the Rostov site of the worst massacre by the Nazis during the Holocaust in Russia, where more than 27,000 people were killed.
And there was no one left to light the menorah with him.
Rabbi Danzinger told Isaac, “We will go and light the menorah this year, in honor of his grandfather Solomon, at Zmiyovskaya Balka.
Rabbi Danzinger was joined by members of his congregation and they lit the 8 flames of the Menorah on the 8th night of Chanukah, filling the night sky with the light and warmth of the Jewish spirit, which never goes out. never.
“A little light dispels a lot of darkness,” Rabbi Danzinger said. “Tonight our light continues to shine and the Hanukkah story continues … Am Yisrael Chai.”