menorah menorah  /mə ˈnɔ rə/


  1. (n) (Judaism) a candelabrum with seven branches used in ceremonies to symbolize the seven days of Creation
  2. (n) (Judaism) a candelabrum with nine branches; used during the Hanukkah festival


  1. The base on the new menorah was too big.
  2. Orthodox Jews prepare to light a menorah in front of the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland.
  3. Then they tossed a cinder block through a Jewish child's window, which was signified by a menorah.


  1. Major Study at 43 HCA Hospitals -- Including Four Kansas City Hospitals -- Published In New England Journal of Medicine

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center, part of HCA Midwest Health System—Kansas City's largest ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Menorah recognized for knee, hip replacement

    Menorah Medical Center has been recognized as a Blue Distinction Center in knee and hip replacement by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. The designation recognizes medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Kansas City Star


  1. "They came to America because our nation is a beacon of freedom," Bush said. "And they see a day of hope on the horizon when people all across the world will worship in freedom. The forces of intolerance can suppress the menorah, but they can...
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

  2. "To think that this Menorah which has traveled from Poland to Bnai-Brak would one day be glowing in the White House is simply beyond my wildest imagination," said Professor Judea Pearl, Daniel's father and President of the Daniel Pearl...
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Judea Pearl Source: Reuters

  3. "Right now, the law calls for a menorah, star and crescent, and Christmas tree but specifically prohibits a nativity scene," Avella noted. "A menorah and a star and crescent are religious symbols. A Christmas tree is not."
    on Jun 28, 2007 By: Tony Avella Source:

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