Wes celebrates Chanukah

Wes has joined the Jewish community in Ilford North and across London at celebrations to mark the Jewish festival of lights.

Wes visited Clore Tikva primary school to watch Year 5 perform a special Chanukah play before lighting the menorah. He also attending a special Chunukah reception in the residence of the Speaker of the House of Commons, before joining the Jewish community for 'Chanukah in the Square' in Trafalgar Square. 

Wes said:

"I really enjoyed Year 5's Chanukah concert at Clore Tikva primary school in Barkingside. It was definitely the highlight of the wonderful celebrations I attended, which also I also included the Speaker of the House of Commons' Chanukah reception and Chanukah in the Square. 

"To Jews everywhere celebrating Chanukah: Chag Sameach! I hope you enjoy the doughnuts as much as I have. May the light vanquish the darkness that blights the world."

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published this page in News 2015-12-27 18:24:32 +0000

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