Drive-ins, virtual events, and more will highlight the first night of Hanukkah.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Thursday is the first night of Hanukkah but due to the pandemic, instead of coming together to light the candle, members of the Jewish faith in Pittsburgh will meet virtually.

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The Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh is celebrating “Chanukah 1000” over Zoom on Thursday night.

They’ll light the menorah as families across the city do each year.

They’re also hosting a 24-hour feed of the menorah so families can see it whenever they would like.

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That can be found on their website.

Meanwhile, South Hills Lights will present a Chanukah Drive-In on Thursday evening at 5:30 at the Dormont Pool parking lot.

The grand menorah lighting will be a family-friendly multimedia event and is sponsored by the Borough of Dormont and Chabad of the South Hills.

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The event is free but does require registration, which can be found on Chabad of the South Hills’ website.