Sweatin’ Menorahs: Happy Chanukah edition

“Peter M. Kahn Sr. tells the story of Hanukkah” at the University of Judaism, Dec. 6, 1950. From The Daily Mirror  at the LA Times.

Israeli environmentalists have called on fellow Jews to light one less menorah candle to reduce CO2 emissions as much as 15 metric tons worldwide. Rattling the Kettle brings some levity:

“That sounds impressive, until you consider that the average passenger car emits 5 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year… Even better would be figuring out how to harness the power of all those spinning dreidles!”

On a similar eco-friendly note, Neil at Citizen of the Month likes another initiative to use Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, to encourage people to install an energy efficient light bulb.

“As Jews, we believe that we should be helping God with His miracles. Who knows if this global warming threat is as severe as some say?”

The LAFD urges caution while lighting and keeping Menorah lit Menorah candles.

Bootstrap Productions wants Hanukkah Harry to bring her a Menorah Vespa.