U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, on Friday sent warm wishes to everyone celebrating Hanukkah around the world, saying the holiday is a time for people of all faiths to celebrate their common aspirations.
“As families, friends and neighbors gather together to kindle the lights, may Hanukkah’s lessons inspire us all to give thanks for the blessings we enjoy, to find light in times of darkness, and to work together for a brighter, more hopeful tomorrow,” Obama said in a written statement.
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