Article Photos: Public Hanukkah lightings planned in many cities 1/1

FILE - This Dec. 20, 2011 file photo shows Office of Management and Budget  Director Jacob Lew, second from right, Rabbi Levi Shemtov, second from left, and Rabbi Abraham Shemtov, right, as they light the National Hanukkah Menorah during a ceremony on The Ellipse in Washington marking the first night of Hanukkah. This year the National Menorah lighting event, sponsored by American Friends of Lubavitch, is scheduled to take place at the Ellipse outside the White House in Washington, D.C. at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. The eight-day Jewish holiday begins at sundown Saturday, Dec. 8.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, file)