Do they light it left to right?

If you’ve ever been to Israel as a tourist, it’s likely that you took a picture in front of this gigantic menorah at the Knesset. Well it’s not actually at the Knesset. It’s across the street. But not for much longer.

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JTA, citing a story from Yediot Achronot, reports that the sculpture is being moved on the Knesset grounds to protect visitors. Not sure how that works, but I’m not one to question Israel on security matters. (MORE)

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