Prime Minister Viktor greets members of the Hungarian Jewish community on the Festival of Lights

7 December 2015

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has written a letter to mark Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, addressed to President of the Hungarian Autonomous Orthodox Jewish Religious Community Eduárd Deblinger, Head of the Unified Hungarian Jewish Congregation Slomó Köves and President of the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities András Heisler. In the letter, the Prime Minister wrote that “During these days we remember God’s miracles, and by lighting more and more candles we show that the time for celebration, thanksgiving and joy has come”.

In his letter to the Jewish community the Prime Minister wrote that he is especially grateful for the fact that “in addition to the words of the Old Testament and our shared cultural origins, we are also connected by our home and the tradition of lighting candles at the end of the year”.

(Prime Minister's Office)

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  • Viktor Orbán, 52
  • Lawyer, graduated at Eötvös Loránd University and studied at Pembroke College, Oxford
  • Married to Anikó Lévai
  • They have five children: Ráhel, Gáspár, Sára, Róza, Flóra
  • Chairman of FIDESZ, vice-chairman of the European People's Party


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