Holocaust Survivors at Western Wall for Hanukkah Candle Lighting

The Fellowship  |  December 30, 2019

Large menorah against a brick wall.

As many as 100 Holocaust survivors gathered at the Western Wall last week to light a Hanukkah candle and celebrate and express their faith, reports the Jerusalem Post:

They were then addressed by Claims Conference CEO Shlomo Gur, who likened the victory of the Maccabees against the Greeks to that of the Holocaust survivors against the Nazis.

“During the Holocaust Jews made great efforts in ghettos and concentration camps to celebrate Hanukkah. We have all heard amazing stories from different places about how they managed to celebrate the holiday in the camps and made super human efforts to do it the best they could,” he said.

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