Hanukkah Ceremony in Myanmar

Hanukkah Ceremony in Myanmar

  •   Hanukkah Ceremony in Myanmar
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    On 13th December 2012, a small Jewish community of Myanmar gathered more than 120 guests for the 6th night of Hanukkah at the Park Royal Hotel in Yangon.
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    The Candle Lighting Ceremony hosted by Myanmar Jewish community was joined by H.E Deputy Minister U Soe Win, Ministry of Religious Affairs, U Tin Oo, Vice Chair of National League for Democracy, Dr. Aung Myat Kyaw, Chairman of the Union of Myanmar Travel Association, Ms Janet Benshoof, President of Global Justice Center and U Hane Latt,Myanmar Writer. At the ceremony,Ambassador of Israel to Myanmar Mr.Behar gave a speech that connected the tradition of the feast and its universal values with the actuality in the region.
     
    Furthermore, he emphasized once more the long lasting and good relation between the Jewish community, the people of Israel and the republic of the Union of Myanmar.
     
    Present on the event were also numerous ambassadors, EU Mission, UNDP and religious leaders from Christians, Muslims, Buddhists and Baha’i and Hindu communities.
     


     
     
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