Los Angeles Times

Mukasey Attends Annual National Chanukah Menorah Lighting

Rabbi Abraham Shemtov, U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey, and Rabbi Levi Shemtov light up the National Menorah during a ceremony at the Ellipse, south of the White House, in Washington, DC. The ceremony marked the first night of the Jewish holiday Hanukkah, which started December 4 at sundown and lasts for eight days.ALEX WONG, GETTY IMAGES