The top image is from Chanukah 1931, photographed by Akiva and Rachel Posner in Germany.

The bottom image is from Chanukah 2022, with Akiva and Rachel Posner’s grandson, Yehudah Mansbach, lighting the same menorah with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the presidential palace.

Written on the back of the 1931 photo: “Chanukah, 5692. ‘Judea dies’, thus says the banner. ‘Judea will live forever’, thus respond the lights.”

For more history behind the 1931 photo, click here.