Lights shine through 2020’s darkness: Hanukkah traditions continue in face of pandemic

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Photo by Ella Alpert ’22

Hanukkah looked very different this year amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Normally, Jewish families gather to celebrate with a meal and the exchange of gifts. In order to comply with safety guidelines, many families didn’t celebrate in the traditional fashion, but instead stayed at home with immediate family members.

Ella Alpert ’22, Web Features Editor

Lights shine through 2020’s darkness: Hanukkah traditions continue in face of pandemic