The ice menorah cometh

ice menorah

What has been seen cannot be unseen.

And now, no Hanukkah in Alaska will seem complete without an ice menorah lighting.

The feat was pulled off by Lubavitch Jewish Center of Alaska on the fifth night of Hanukkah.

It’s not the first time this shtick has been employed. In addition to Connecticut, the fad has made a splash in warm weather climates. Over the last seven years, JTA has spotted ice menorahs inFlorida, Houston and Australia

Adam Soclof is JTA’s Associate Director of Outreach and Partnerships and coordinates presentations and advertising/marketing opportunities for the news agency. A digital archives enthusiast, Adam has authored more than 300 blog posts for The JTA Archive Blog and was responsible for its social media presence and weekly newsletter, This Week in Jewish History. Adam has presented at several conferences in the form of game shows, interactive social media campaigns and Powerpoint presentations. Follow him on Twitter: @hypersem