Needham Crowdsourcing a menorah in Needham ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Derek McLean for the Boston Globe The traditions of Judaism get a fanciful update every year from the Chabad Jewish Center in Needham, with its annual menorah lighting ceremony on the Town Common. Last year's menorah theme was glow-in-the-dark. the Chabad Jewish Center The wooden menorah in 2010 was the winning entry in a townwide menorah building contest. the Chabad Jewish Center the 2009 menorah was made of ice. the Chabad Jewish Center In 2008, the menorah doubled as a memorial, built from toys donated for the children of victims of the Mumbai terror attacks. the Chabad Jewish Center The 2007 menorah was made out of balloons.