Slightly delayed holiday report, but I wanted to share one last interesting thing about Channukah in Israel that is not seen very often in other places.

It is a mitzvah to light the channukiah in the window for everyone to see, so wherever you go after sunset during Channukah, you can see the candles shining.

The windows of a yeshiva in our neighborhood. I count at least 12 channukiot.

Some people use special glass cases that they keep outside in front of their apt. buildings so that the candles are visible right out front.

glass box of channukiot

channukiah in glass case on a balcony in our building