British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent Chanukah greetings to the Jewish community ina video released today. In his powerful message he says “Britain would not be Britain without the Jewish community”.
In the video, Johnson talks about Latkes and the “donuts he baked in Golders Green a few weeks ago”.
He said that unlike what occurred during the story of Chanukah, Jews in Britain will never be alone in their fight against anti-Semitism.
The PM concluded his message saying “Britain would not be Britain without its Jewish community and we will stand with you and celebrate with you – at Chanukah and all year round.”
On Twitter, Chancellor Sajid Javid, head of Her Majesty’s Treasury, also sent greetings to the Jewish community in Britain and world-wide.