Prime Minister Viktor Orbán greeted Hungarian Jews on Hanukkah in a letter addressed to the leaders of Jewish organizations in Hungary, Bertalan Havasi, Deputy State Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Press Office, told MTI on Sunday.
As the days get shorter and the evenings longer, we yearn for more light, traditional delicacies and joyful days spent with family
— Viktor Orbán wrote.
This year, he continued, as the holiday arrives amidst a pandemic and a wave of mass migration, the flames of Hanukkah shine even brighter, proclaiming hope and the reality of miracles.
Allow me, as the prime minister of Hungary, to respectfully greet you all on the Festival of Lights
— the head of government concluded his letter.