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  12/3/2013, Kislev 30, 5774

Jewish Agency Organizes Candle Lighting in 7 capitals

Hanukkah Menorahs were lit in seven capitals Tuesday night in a central televised ceremony organized by the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem, Paris, London, Moscow, Kiev, Tashkent and Budapest.

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky spoke at the ceremony, "The Hanukkah miracle of Jewish victory and sovereignty has been revived with the establishment of the State of Israel, and has been ongoing ever since."