Celebrating Hanukkah across the capital city
White Oaks Mall welcomed Springfield residents for a large Hanukkah event.
A large 6-foot menorah was lit in the mall and local dignitaries including the Mayor were there for the event.
Downtown, a menorah will be lit in the plaza in front of the Old State Capitol for the first time.
The giant 12-foot menorah will be lit up all eight days of Hanukkah.