Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined elected officials, clergy and community leaders from across The Bronx to light the menorah at his annual Chanukah celebration at the Bronx County Building on this third day of Chanukah. Below are photos of the Menorah lightings inside and out side the Bronx County building.
Above - Mr. Brad Silver Executive Director of the Bronx Jewish Community Council introduces the Master of Ceremonies Mr. Mark Engel.
Below - Rabbi Israel Greenberg introduces Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr.
Above - Rabbi Greenberg says the Chanukah prayer before BP Diaz lights the first candle.
Below - After the Chanukah prayer BP Diaz lights the first candle.
Above and Below - The second and third candles of the Menorah are lit.
Above - After the candle Menorah was lit inside, it was time to go outdoors and light the electric Menorah.
Below - BP Diaz stands with his two favorite council members from the Bronx named Andy. Andy King and Andrew Cohen that is. Also in the photo next to BP Diaz is Assemblyman Michael Blake.