VIDEO: Governor Wolf Wishes Pennsylvanians a Happy Hanukkah

December 06, 2015

Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf delivered the following Hanukkah message:

“Hanukkah is the Jewish Festival of Lights, an eight-day celebration commemorating the Jewish people’s successful rebellion against the Greek siege of ancient Jerusalem, said Governor Tom Wolf.

“It is a time to both reflect on Jewish heritage with traditional fare, songs, and games and an opportunity to recommit to building a bright future.

“The commonwealth is proud to reaffirm William Penn’s principles of religious freedom by honoring the Jewish people’s struggle for religious freedom as we celebrate the Festival of Lights.

“Happy Hanukkah to all Pennsylvanians who are celebrating.”


See Governor Wolf’s Hanukkah Proclamation here.

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