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Statement by Premier Doug Ford on Hanukkah


Statement by Premier Doug Ford on Hanukkah

Office of the Premier

Today, Premier Doug Ford issued the following statement to mark the beginning of Hanukkah:

"Tonight, the Jewish community in Ontario and around the world will light the first candle on the menorah as part of the yearly eight-day Festival of Lights.

Hanukkah is the Jewish celebration of victory over persecution and oppression, courage over fear, and light over darkness. It's a reminder of daily miracles, small and great, and how fortunate we are to live in a province and a country where the religious and cultural beliefs and practices of people from all walks of life are protected and defended.

On behalf of my family and the Government of Ontario, I wish those celebrating a peaceful, happy and healthy holiday. Chag Hanukkah sameach!"

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