On the first night of Chanukah, students at Midreshet Lindenbaum -Lod lit candles in the lobbies of their apartments, drawing out their neighbors and sharing the essence of the holiday – to publicize the miracle in the public sphere.
Afterwards, in keeping with the midrasha’s sense of responsibility to the community at large, Midreshet Lindenbaum-Lod students also went out to spread the light with lone senior citizens and families in need. In this picture, some of the girls are lighting candles with a woman whose husband died a few months ago. “I don’t know how to light by myself,” she told the girls, who received the locations of their visits from the municipality. “I am so grateful not to be alone and to have light in my house.