Young winners of eco-friendly chanukiah competition announced

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Young winners of eco-friendly chanukiah competition announced

Mazeltov to Noah Saltman, who made a chanukiah from conkers threaded on to a wire hanger into wood, and Sophie, Eva and Emmy Angel, who created a menorah from wine bottles!

Primary school children who created eco-friendly chanukiahs out of conkers and wine bottles have won £100 Amazon vouchers.

Entrants for a competition run by Jewish News and Tribe, the United Synagogue’s youth organisation, were urged to make chanukiahs that were not just kosher – but kind to the earth.

Winners were announced as Noah Saltman, who made a chanukiah from conkers threaded on to a wire hanger into wood, and Sophie, Eva and Emmy Angel, who created a chanukiah from wine bottles.

Tamara Jacobson, Tribe’s director of operations, said: “We were blown away by the creativity of our young people.

Noah Saltman

“Thank you to everyone who entered – we loved seeing your entries and hope you are enjoying lighting them this Chanukah. Mazeltov to Noah Saltman and Sophie, Eva and Emmy Angel.

“The judges were particularly impressed with your use of repurposed materials, beautiful design, and, of course, that your chanukiot were kosher.

“Tribe and the United Synagogue wish the whole community a Chanukah sameach.”

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