On December 23, 2019 CTV reported:
“In the 48 hours after his congregation installed an oversized, illuminated Hanukkah menorah at a busy intersection in Ste-Agathe last Friday, Rabbi Emanuel Carlebach discovered it had twice been unplugged, its light extinguished. An employee of House of Israel synagogue went to reconnect the menorah each time, and all was well – until Sunday morning. Driving by and noticing its glow had dimmed once more, Rabbi Carlebach discovered this time the power cord had been cut. “In my opinion this is an act of targeted vandalism,” Rabbi Carlebach told CTV News.
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