" The prime minister also tweeted the wishes in Hebrew in another tweet."
New Delhi, Dec 19 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday wished the Jewish community on the occasion of Hanukkah.

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, Modi said in a tweet.

The prime minister also tweeted the wishes in Hebrew in another tweet.

Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the re-dedication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of a revolt against the Seleucid Empire in the 2nd century BC.


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