In the central squares of both Tel Aviv - Kikar HaBimah - and Jerusalem - Zion Square - , menorahs were placed. In both cities, the project is organized by Habad, by now the semi official state religion.
In Tel Aviv - the Menorah is super-sized, modern by design, and requires a small electric ramp to assist the dignitaries lighting the menorah.
In Jerusalem - the Menorha is of monsterous size, messianic by design, and requires some of the city's largest fire trucks to propel the dignitaries...
Tel Aviv, Kikar Habimah
Jerusalem, Zion Square