“Paul Rockower, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Phoenix, said the Phoenix group had not encountered any resistance and was prepared to celebrate Hanukkah “publicly and joyously.”

‘There are certainly folks taking extra precautions, and perhaps some individual murmurings of concern,” Rockower said – but otherwise the community was prepared to mark the holiday “in full joy of the season, and not hiding displays.’

JCRC Executive Director Paul Rockower was quoted in stories on Hanukkah security in USA Today and also the Arizona Republic.