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Happy Hanukkah from the Capitol

Menorah on the Capitol Grounds erected by a Seattle group. (Jim Camden/The Spokesman-Review)
Menorah on the Capitol Grounds erected by a Seattle group. (Jim Camden/The Spokesman-Review)


OLYMPIA -- As it has for several years, a Seattle-based Jewish group erected a menorrah at the Capitol. A menrrah was inside in 2005-8, but all private displays were moved outside in 2009 after controvery involving a sign by atheists and requests to put a Festivus pole and other displays.



Jim Camden
Jim Camden joined The Spokesman-Review in 1981 and retired in 2021. He is currently the political and state government correspondent covering Washington state.

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