PM Modi greets Jews on Hanukkah

PM Modi greets Jews on Hanukkah

India Blooms News Service | 19 Dec 2014
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IBNS): Tweeting in Hebrew, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday wished the Jewish community on the occasion of Hanukkah.

While in one tweet, Modi wrote in Hebrew, in the other one posted in English, the Prime Minister said: "Wishing my Jewish friends a Happy Hanukkah! May this Festival of Lights and the festive season ring in peace, hope and well-being for all."

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu retweeted Modi's tweet on his official Twitter account 'Pm of Israel'.

Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire of the 2nd century BC. 

PM Modi greets Jews on Hanukkah

India Blooms News Service
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