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Chanukah Proposal

Moscow, Russia | 2012

"She said yes!"

Alina receives marriage proposal.Alina Shtifman is the event coordinator at Hillel Moscow, and when she was invited on stage at the Hillel Chanukah celebration in December, she thought she was going to be lighting the candles. When her boyfriend joined her onstage, Alina received an even happier Chanukah surprise- a proposal in front of hundreds of people- and she said yes! Watch the proposal in Hillel Moscow's Route 66 Chanukah video, also featuring clips shared by 8 US Hillels. Mazel tov to Alina and her fiancé, Dima!

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