The festivities also will include music, food and the game “Jewpardy,” which is like “Jeopardy!” but with questions about Judaism.
“It’s just a happy, nice time,” Miller said. “We kindle light in the darkest, and we see those small lights pushing back the darkness. It is symbolic of what one person can do struggling against the darkness.”
Hanukkah is also known as the Festival of Lights.
A single candle is lit during each of the eight nights of the holiday, along with an extra candle called a Shamash, meaning guard or servant. All nine of the Hanukkah candles are lit on the eighth night of the holiday.