Photos Globe photos of the week, Dec. 23, 2011 ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Nathan Cariker, 6, of Attleboro was delighted by a Rudolph reindeer nose given to him by andrew Ference as members of the Boston Bruins visited with pediatric patients at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Rabbi Rachmiel Lieberman (left) of Congregation Lubavitch Synagogue and Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo took part in the ceremonial lighting of the menorah inside Nurses Hall at the State House in Boston. John Tlumacki /Globe Staff A large ornament on the Christmas tree at the Faneuil Hall Marketplace reflected passersby and surrounding buildings. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Tanya Ianniello, 32, of the Fenway checked up on her 16-day-old daughter, Ruby, in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Paratroopers from the Second Brigade, 82d Airborne Division took a break during their long drive as US troops departed Iraq and the war was declared over. John Blanding/Globe Staff Zach Donahue, a graduate student from Medford, sat in his beach chair as he used electrical resistance to test the water content of the sand at Revere Beach in a project for his geophysics class at Boston College. Jim Davis/Globe Staff A Bruins fan was excited after he caught a puck that sailed into the stands at TD Garden. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Tom Cahill (28) of Pembroke took Shane Flaherty (16) of Silver Lake to the ice during a game at Hobomock Arena in Pembroke. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett reacted to the Celtics bench play during a pre-season game against the Toronto Raptors at TD Garden. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Ryan Anderson (center) of Boston College battled with Sacred Heart players Justin Swidowski (left) and Phil Gaetano for a second half loose ball at the Conte Forum in Chestnut Hill.