New Jersey students break world record for largest human menorah
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New Jersey students break world record for largest human menorah

Formation certified by Guinness World Records sees 500 students stand in the shape of a Hanukkah candelabra to mark start of the Jewish holiday

Over 500 students from Ben Porat Yosef in Paramus, New Jersey, broke the world record for the largest human menorah on December 13, 2017. (Screenshot: JTA via NorthJersey.com)
Over 500 students from Ben Porat Yosef in Paramus, New Jersey, broke the world record for the largest human menorah on December 13, 2017. (Screenshot: JTA via NorthJersey.com)

Students at a Jewish school in New Jersey broke the world record for the world’s largest human menorah.

Over 500 students from Ben Porat Yosef, a private school in Paramus, stood in the shape of a Hanukkah candelabra on Wednesday morning, the first day of the Jewish holiday, Paramus Patch reported.

Check out that drone shot, though. #WorldRecord

Posted by Ben Porat Yosef on Wednesday, 13 December 2017

A representative from Guinness World Records certified that the formation was indeed the largest one in the world.

Students dressed in colors to make the menorah come to life, with the younger pupils wearing red or orange to symbolize the flame and the older ones in white to represent the candles and dark colors to represent the menorah itself.

World's largest human menorah record broken

A Paramus, New Jersey school set a new Guinness World Record on Wednesday for the world’s largest human menorah.

Posted by PIX 11 on Wednesday, 13 December 2017

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