President Trump Gives Message on Hanukkah

Candles on Menorah.

Candles on Menorah.

Hanukkah begins December 2nd and ends on December 10th. It is an eight-day festival of lights which is celebrated with menorah lighting, prayers, and special foods. Hanukkah is celebrated by Jews in remembrance of the rededication of the Holy Temple.

President Trump Gives Warm Wishes

On December second President Donald Trump gave a brief message on Hanukkah. He wished Jews around the world warm greetings as well as praying for comfort for the victims in the recent Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.

Over the coming days, may the warming glow of each candle on the menorah help fill homes and hearts with love and happiness. Together, we reaffirm the truth that light will always break through the darkness. We send our very best wishes for a blessed and happy Hanukkah. [1]

President Trump also tweeted about Hanakkuh and his thoughts on the food. Which, during Hanukkah, the Jews have many fried foods.

Hanukkah and the tradition of lighting the menorah was started over two thousand years ago and Jews worldwide still celebrate it today. Although a lot of people don’t celebrate Hanukkah, we can still wish Jews a happy holiday. So like President Trump said: “Happy Hanukkah.”

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