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Chanukah, 1953

Chanukah, 1953

Photo Credit: Steinfeldt Photography Collection of the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest.

Two members of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce present Edith Linhoff with a prize for her Chanukah decorations, in 1953.

Must be elements from a storefront presentation. Hence the Chamber of Commerce prize.

Edith Linhoff was born on May 23, 1905, and died on September, 1974, at the age of 69.

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.

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