Mrs. Ketevan Tsikhelashvili Congratulates the Jews of Georgia on Hanukah

24 December 2016
State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality Mrs. Ketevan Tsikhelashvili congratulates the Jews of Georgia on Hanukah.
“Congratulations on holy Hanukah to all Jews of Georgia. I wish freedom, peace, happiness and wellbeing to each one of you on this day – the festival of freedom. Centuries-old friendship and living that connects Jewish and Georgian people is vital and sustains in future,” – the State Minister declared.
Hanukah is Jewish Celebration that lasts for 8 months. In the honor of the ritual practice, one candle is placed on 8-candle menorah. The festival marks purification of the temple, blessing and renewal of clerical services, symbolizing the strength of trust and regeneration of traditions.