The Knesset held a Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony on Sunday evening with the participation of some 150 new immigrants, elderly people and employees of the Supreme Court.

The new immigrants who took part in the ceremony arrived in Israel through the Nefesh B`Nefesh organization, while the elderly people`s visit to the Knesset was organized by the MATAV nursing support organization.

During the event, an initiative of Knesset Director-General Ronen Plot, the former chairman of the Committee for Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs, MK Yoel Razvozov , spoke, while the current chairman of the committee, MK Avraham Naguisa, made the blessing and lit the first candle of Hanukkah.

Knesset holds Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony with new immigrants, elderly people